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David Beckham Rumors & News
- Height: 6'
- Weight: 170
- Age 37
- Birthplace: England
Sounder At Heart Dec 3, 2013
If Beckham doesn't secure his expansion franchise by the end of the month, it will cost him $65 million. MLS David Beckham is working hard to meet the December 31 deadline for securing his MLS expansion franchise. If he fails to meet the deadline, it will cost him an extra $65 million in expansion fees. Rumors of Jason Kreis' future seem destined to be one of the main story lines of the MLS Cup Final. Sports Illustrated's Brian Straus claims that a deal between Kreis and New York City FC is nearly done. At noon today, Don Garber will deliver the State of the League address and reveal the...
Big D Soccer Dec 2, 2013
The MLS Cup final isn't star studded, and yet it's still an excellent sign of league growth. Haters of of the rich and famous, rejoice! This Saturday will have no David Beckham, no Clint Dempsey, no Thierry Henry, and no big-name glitter. The MLS Cup final will feature two traditionally small-market teams in Sporting Kansas City (who is changing that "small market" label quickly) and Real Salt Lake. There are smart people who make a compelling case for having the big names compete in the final. After all, having a Robbie Keane or a Thierry Henry on the field does in some way legitimize MLS'...
LAG confidential Nov 20, 2013
The LA Galaxy may no longer be the league's most valuable asset, but they're not far behind the league leading Seattle Sounders. Forbes currently values then at $170 million Forbes has done its first MLS valuation since 2008, and unsurprisingly the LA Galaxy are considered MLS' second most valuable franchise. That 2008 study by Forbes was its first valuation of MLS, and a sign that the league had reached a significant plateau. Forbes returning to look at the league shows the growth since that pivotal moment when David Beckham and Thierry Henry joined the league and the Seattle Sounders...
Denver Post Nov 18, 2013
LeBron James has had "preliminary talks" with David Beckham about possibly bringing a Major League Soccer team to Miami.
LAG confidential Nov 7, 2013
* The Guardian has an extensive interview with Robbie Keane talking about why he chose to come to Major League Soccer, how he views his role as a leader, and Beckham's role in the direction his career took. * The LA Times did a profile of Jaime Penedo, who still has the sting of missing the World Cup motivating him. Half of his MLS appearances have been shutouts, as Penedo filled a gaping hole at the keeper position for the Galaxy. Who knows how much better the Galaxy record would have been with Penedo in goal all year; they're a much better team with him now. * The Salt Lake Tribune is...
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