David and Victoria Beckham are said to have caught coronavirus while splitting their time partying in the United States and the United Kingdom back at the beginning of March.
According to a new report, the football legend, 45, and his designer wife, 46, feared they were ‘super-spreaders’ after several of their staff also caught the virus, following two weeks spent jetting across the globe with their children.
The pair split their time between the States and the UK between March 5 and 19, travelling from Los Angeles to London to the Cotswolds to Miami and then back to the Cotswolds, with no way of knowing when in their travels they contracted the virus.
Spreaders: David and Victoria Beckham are said to have caught coronavirus while splitting their time partying in the United States and the United Kingdom back at the beginning of March (Pictured in the Cotswolds on March 6th)
The Beckhams began the month in Los Angeles to watch David’s football club, Inter Milan FC take on Los Angeles FC in an away game.
The group then headed out on a plenty of network and schmoozing events packed with people.
Days later, on March 5, the family flew into London and then travelled to their second home in the Cotswolds to celebrate son Brooklyn’s 21st birthday.
The family held a lavish £100,000 bash on March 7 at their home, which was attended by the likes of his girlfriend Nicola Peltz, Emma Bunton, Gordon and Tana Ramsay’s daughter Holly and rapper Stormzy.
Self-isolating: The Beckhams were back in the Cotswolds by March 19th after weeks of jetting back and forth to the US, ahead of lockdown (Pictured in the Cotswolds on March 19th)
Following the party, the jet-setting family returned to the States as they travelled to Miami for the week.
FROM THE UK TO THE US: WHEN AND WHERE DID THE BECKHAMS TRAVEL?
MARCH 1: The Beckhams begin the month in Los Angeles to watch David’s football club, Inter Milan FC and attend several networking events
MARCH 5: The family fly into London and travel to their second home the Cotswolds to celebrate son Brooklyn’s 21st birthday
MARCH 7: The group throw an extravagant £100,000 birthday party at their home with a slew of celebrity guests including Emma Bunton and Stormzy
MARCH 11: The Beckhams return to the States as they spend a week in Miami attending parties
MARCH 19: The brood – excluding eldest son Brooklyn – return to the UK to lockdown in the Cotswolds
At some point after returning home both David and Victoria develop coronavirus symptoms and quarantine for more than two weeks
JULY 13: After being tested the family jet to Puglia, Italy for a holiday after their ordeal
Whilst there, David attended a swanky party attended by the likes of rapper Pharrell before overseeing business with his Inter Milan club.
Just a few days later, the family – excluding eldest son Brooklyn – returned to the UK to stay in their Cotswolds home on March 19, four days before the country went into lockdown.
However, it is claimed that upon their return the father-of-four began to feel unwell, while Victoria developed a sore throat and a high temperature soon after.
A source told The Sun: ‘It was an absolute nightmare scenario,’ explaining how David was in LA schmoozing on behalf of his club Inter Miami, when Victoria and their children flew over to support him.
‘They attended a couple of swanky networking events as David had promotional duties, and were shaking hands and kissing fans and various club dignitaries,’ claimed the insider.
The source claimed that several of the Beckhams’ team, including drivers, bodyguards and PAs – also fell ill, ‘a couple of them very badly so’.
According to the insider, Victoria ‘really panicked’ and forced the entire family to quarantine rigidly for more than the required two week period, defined by the UK government.
Proud moment! On March 1st, David was joined by Victoria and their brood when his Inter Miami team played their first game away at Los Angeles FC, in California (Pictured)
The family also hosted their son Brooklyn’s now- fiancée Nicola Peltz at the inaugural match, as well as Eva Longoria, Liv Tyler (pictured) and chef Gordon Ramsay
Party time! On March 6th, the Beckhams were back in the UK, where they celebrated their eldest son Brooklyn’s 21st birthday with a lavish £100,000 party in the Cotswolds (pictured)
Wow! The party held for him, on their Cotswolds estate a few days later, included a performance from Stormzy (pictured) and had attendees including Emma Bunton
Big week! On March 11th, David, Victoria and their children returned Stateside, this time to Miami for the launch of his MLS team (Pictured with Pharrell Williams in Miami on March 11th)
‘She was utterly petrified they might be super-spreaders, and did all she could to minimise all future risk,’ said the source.
It has also been claimed that, after making full recoveries, the couple checked in regularly with their team.
They allegedly sent ‘care packages’ to at least two staff members who were particularly badly affected.
I’m in Miami! On March 13th, David was joined by his family as he proudly showed off his new Inter Miami football stadium in Florida ahead of the first home game there
Family: David looked delighted to be joined by his sons at the launch of his football stadium
The Beckhams then spent lockdown quarantined in their country manor, which boasts a swimming pool, hot tub, and of course a football pitch.
Following their recovery from COVID-19, Victoria and David are said to have had swab and antibody tests to ensure they no longer had the virus, before jetting off on holiday to Greece and Italy.
David Beckham’s representatives declined to comment when contacted by MailOnline.
Lockdown! By March 19th, the Beckhams (minus eldest child Brooklyn) were once again back in the Cotswolds, where they spent lockdown together