David of Arabia

Beckham a world away from the Galaxy

March 5, 2009
By Matthias Krug in Doha, Qatar
(Archive)
An illustrious Englishman in the Arabian desert? Not Lawrence, no. Midweek it was David who won all the Arabian hearts on his first visit to Qatar. In this, arguably the last week of David Beckham's much publicized loan stint at AC Milan the former England captain has never been farther from Los Angeles.

Here in Doha he seemed a world away from the Galaxy. That is not just a geographical observation, but essentially a sentimental one. Beckham has fallen for a spring love affair in the ...

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