Beckham has been mis-sold to US - Pele

November 8, 2007
By ESPNsoccernet
Pele believes David Beckham has been mis-sold to the American public. Los Angeles Galaxy signed former England captain Beckham amid a blaze of publicity earlier this year as part of the sport's latest attempt to buy its way into the US sports mainstream. But Beckham's performances, curtailed by injury, failed to match the hype and Galaxy endured a miserable campaign, missing out on the MLS play-offs. In marketing terms, Beckham's move has been a huge success but Pele fears the momentum will be ...

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