DAVID BECKHAM

Beckham situation resolved to everyone's satisfaction

March 9, 2009
By Ives Galarcep, Special to ESPNsoccernet
After weeks of posturing and pleading, idle threats and public deadlines, the David Beckham/AC Milan loan saga finally reached a resolution on Sunday. Beckham will stay in Italy, as expected, and will return to Major League Soccer and the Los Angeles Galaxy in July in a unique deal whose full impact won't be known until the end of the 2009 MLS season.

On the surface, the agreement might feel like a loss by MLS for some who believe the league had no leverage in the negotiations, but a ...

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