Beckham shows scoring touch against Wizards

May 25, 2008
By Andrea Canales
CARSON, Calif. -- In August of 1996, a young Manchester United midfielder began to make a name for himself on the legendary club. David Beckham struck one of the most impressive goals in years when he scored from beyond the halfway line, with a long and accurate strike that caught Wimbledon goalkeeper Neil Sullivan off his line. It was a bit of a watershed moment, one which announced that a new and fearless talent had arrived to do things most players wouldn't even try.



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