Beckham seeks Cruise's advice on decision

January 12, 2007
LOS ANGELES -- Former England captain David Beckham sought the advice of his actor friend Tom Cruise before agreeing to his big-money move from Real Madrid to the Los Angeles Galaxy.

"I was on the phone to him [Cruise] for about an hour last night and an hour the night before," Beckham told reporters on Friday.

"Obviously I asked him for his advice because he is a very wise man and a very good friend of mine. It's going to be a big help for us to have friends when we arrive ...

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