Beckham's presence illuminates the MLS field

August 19, 2007
By Steve Davis, ESPNsoccernet
Thank goodness the scourge of the terrible turf and David Beckham's rascal of an ankle didn't conspire to ruin a festive and unforgettable night at Giants Stadium. This is precisely why the Galaxy, with Major League Soccer's blessing, paid such a fabulous price for one man.





Beckham rose above his disdain for fake grass Saturday to last the entire 90-plus minutes against Red Bull New York, demonstrating once and for all how everything is magnified when he ...

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