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July 4th is a day to celebrate not only our country's independence, but also the anniversary of one of the world's most iconic power couples, David and Victoria Beckham. Here's a tasty visual trip through the history of Posh and Becks.

Romantic Beginnings

Let's go back to 1997, the year it all began. David was already a soccer star and Victoria was best known as Posh Spice when the two met at a Manchester United charity event. It was love at first sight. According to HELLO! Magazine, Posh was rather forward, telling Becks, “If you don’t ring me, I’m going to kick you in the b******s the next time I see you.”

David serving duck-face realness in November 1997.

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Early Posh at the 1997 Billboard Music Awards

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First Date

Here's what she wore:

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If you're a true Spiceworld fan, it may look familiar:

Through the Years

Monaco, 1999

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Victoria appears to be a bit of a pack-rat

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David rocks a do-rag in the year 2000

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The couple that models on billboards together…

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…dyes their hair platinum together

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Awkward moments with Colin Farrell

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Looking regal at the Royal Wedding

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Color-coordinated fierceness at (what else) the 2003 MTV Movie Awards

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Best of Beckham Wax Figures

David and Victoria Beckham (as Joseph and Mary), Kylie Minogue (as an angel), George W Bush, Prince Philip and Tony Blair (as the 3 Wise Men), and Samuel L Jackson, Hugh Grant and Graham Norton (as shepherds)

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Up close and personal

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With President George W. Bush at Madame Tussauds New York, 2007

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Madame Tussauds, London, 2014

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A fan cops a feel. Madame Tussauds, Tokyo, 2013

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We'll round things out with a recent family photo:

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And finally, the Beckham of the future: Romeo, who is already modeling for Burberry.

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Alexandra DiPalma is a producer for Fusion Lightworks, Fusion’s In-house Branded Content Agency.