Beckham situation resolved to everyone's satisfaction

March 9, 2009
GalarcepBy 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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