David Beckham insists the long-awaited Spice Girls reunion tour is ‘unfortunately not happening’ as former footballer shuts down rumours once and for all

David Beckham has shut down the long-awaited Spice Girls reunion tour once and for all, saying it is ‘unfortunately not happening’.

The football boss, 49, cited Victoria’s beauty and fashion business as the reason for the tour not happening.

Mel B has teased multiple times this year that the Spice Girls will reunite for one last hurrah, the last of which was in April. 

The last time all five women – Victoria, 50, Mel B, 49, Mel C, 50, Emma, 48, and Geri, 50 – performed together was at the 2012 Olympics closing ceremony.

David, who graces the cover of the Emmy Extra Edition of VARIETY, said: ‘I know it’s what people want, but in all honesty, I think I was the most excited of anyone.’

David Beckham has revealed that the long-awaited Spice Girls reunion tour is ‘unfortunately not happening’ (pictured on the cover of the Emmy Extra Edition of VARIETY)

The football boss cited Victoria's beauty and fashion business as the reason for the tour not happening (both pictured in April)

The football boss cited Victoria’s beauty and fashion business as the reason for the tour not happening (both pictured in April)

Mel B has teased multiple times this year that the Spice Girls will reunite for one last hurrah (pictured with the rest of the Spice Girls and David at Victoria's 50th birthday party in April)

Mel B has teased multiple times this year that the Spice Girls will reunite for one last hurrah (pictured with the rest of the Spice Girls and David at Victoria’s 50th birthday party in April) 

Recalling Victoria’s 50th birthday, he said: ‘The fact that, obviously, we had all of the girls in one room. 

‘All of the girls haven’t been on a stage together for over 15 years. So, to have them all there, to have them all up on stage, to have our youngest son playing guitar?’

David and Victoria share Brooklyn, 25, Romeo, 21, Cruz, 19, and Harper Seven, who is turning 13 in July.

Brooklyn is married to billionaire heiress Nicola Peltz Beckham, and Romeo is in an on-again, off-again relationship with Mia Regan. 

In the interview, David shut down tour rumours firmly, saying: ‘Unfortunately, that’s not happening. 

‘Victoria was so pleased to see the girls, and it was a massive part of her life, the girls, but obviously, all the girls have got their own things going on. 

‘They will do certain things together at certain times. But Victoria’s full on with her beauty and fashion businesses. If anyone’s busier than me, it’s her.’

In the same VARIETY interview, David compared the brutal treatment his wife Victoria endured at his football games to the nasty comments Taylor Swift receives at Travis Kelce’s games.

David shut down tour rumours firmly, saying: 'Unfortunately, that¿s not happening...Victoria¿s full on with her beauty and fashion businesses' (Spice Girls at the 2012 Olympics)

David shut down tour rumours firmly, saying: ‘Unfortunately, that’s not happening…Victoria’s full on with her beauty and fashion businesses’ (Spice Girls at the 2012 Olympics)

Victoria previously revealed in her husband’s Beckham documentary she was left ‘hurt and embarrassed’ when she was taunted at husband David’s football games.    

The fashion designer recalled the abuse she received as she spoke about dating the footballer after fans turned on him in the aftermath of the 1998 World Cup.

David was blamed for England’s defeat after lashing out at Diego Simeone, sparking a horrific campaign of hate and abuse from fans.

The star is the manager, president, and co-owner of Florida football club Inter Miami CF and is co-owner of Salford City. 

David and Victoria share four children: Brooklyn, 25 (right), Romeo, 21 (upper middle), Cruz and Harper, who will be 13 in July (all pictured in April)

David and Victoria share four children: Brooklyn, 25 (right), Romeo, 21 (upper middle), Cruz and Harper, who will be 13 in July (all pictured in April)

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