Pele warns 'pop star' Beckham

July 30, 2007
By Soccernet
Pele insists David Beckham is more of a 'pop star' than a footballer and has urged the Los Angeles Galaxy superstar to focus totally on his sport if he is to succeed in the United States. The former England captain wants to raise the profile of the game in the US after signing a five-year contract with the Galaxy, though his on-field impact has so far been limited by an ankle injury suffered on national team duty last month. Brazilian legend Pele, arguably the finest footballer of all time who ...

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