Beckham's absence a crushing blow for the Galaxy

August 30, 2007
By Jeff Carlisle, ESPNsoccernet
CARSON, Calif. -- The sum of all fears came to pass for the Los Angeles Galaxy on Thursday with the news that midfielder and cash cow David Beckham will miss six weeks with a sprained medial collateral ligament in his right knee.

Beckham had an MRI on Thursday that revealed the full extent of the damage. A Galaxy spokesman refuted an earlier report that Beckham had also undergone arthroscopic surgery.

Coming on the heels of the Galaxy's heartbreaking defeat to Pachuca in the ...

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