Lalas awaiting Beckham effect at Galaxy

May 9, 2007
By ESPNsoccernet
The Major League Soccer season is under way, but for many, things will not get started until July and the arrival of David Beckham.

The world's most recognisable soccer player is going to America on a massive contract, potentially worth up to US dollars 250 million over five years.

For that, the league expects a substantial return. Beckham's brief is to put MLS front and centre in the US sporting consciousness.

He has already gone some way to doing that. The buzz ...

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