August 28, 2013 |
The Galaxy has scheduled a news conference Wednesday to announce that it has reached agreement with forward Landon Donovan on a multiyear contract that will probably keep him in Major League Soccer for the rest of his career. The deal is the club's most significant since the 2007 signing of former English national team captain David Beckham, whose decision to play in the U.S. transformed the league and the Galaxy. The signing of the 31-year-old Donovan, meanwhile, keeps the most decorated player in MLS history at home despite reports he received numerous offers from clubs in Europe and Latin America.
HOME & GARDEN
August 20, 2013 |
These David Beckham-H&M ads just never get old. And it will take the Ministry a long time to tire of the soccer star in various states of undress for the sake of fashion. In his latest wordless ad for the Swedish retailer, the soccer star is seen behind the scenes modeling in a locker room, giving smoldering looks to the camera and smiling as his perfect hair is groomed as he models boxer briefs, tanks and ... actual clothes. Like long-sleeved henleys and pants. (Blasphemy!) PHOTOS: David Beckham's style Steamy photos from the campaign appeared on H&M's Instagram account Monday and Beckham's official Facebook page early Tuesday.
June 22, 2013 |
Recovering from a torn Achilles' tendon, Kobe Bryant turned to soccer star David Beckham for advice. "Becks and I have grown to be pretty close since he's been playing in Los Angeles for [the Galaxy] the last five years," said Bryant in a video interview with ESPN.com.br on Friday while vacationing in Brazil (link in Portuguese). Beckham tore his Achilles in 2010, but was able to make a strong return to the pitch. "He and I talked for quite a bit about his process, and his recovery," Kobe said.
June 20, 2013 |
At least seven people were injured in China on Thursday after soccer fans stormed through a gate and a line formed by police and security guards to catch a glimpse of international soccer star David Beckham. Nearly 1,000 fans gathered at the Shanghai Tongji University stadium to see Beckham make an appearance with the school's soccer team in an event that ended up being canceled because of the stampede, the state-run news site Xinmin Net said. Among the injured were three police officers, two university security guards and two students, police said.
June 18, 2013 |
How's this for the NFL growing its fan base in London? According to the Daily Mirror , retired soccer star David Beckham was offered a tryout with an undisclosed NFL team as a kicker. The report says Beckham, 38, was approached by a scout during his playing days, when he was mulling his future with the Los Angeles Galaxy and before his swan song with Paris Saint Germain. “The offer came in and he politely said that it wasn't right for him,” a source told the British national tabloid.
May 29, 2013 |
Soccer great David Beckham and his daughter were caught by the "Kiss Cam" at Tuesday night's Kings playoff game at Staples Center. Note, to get to the precious kiss between Beckham and his 22-month-old baby girl, you have to watch a lot of other strangers smooching, but it's worthwhile. Beckham, 38, recently retired from soccer. His daughter, Harper, sure seems like she's enjoying the quality father-daughter time. ALSO: Robert Griffin III writes thank-you notes for wedding gifts Congressmen send letter urging Redskins to change their name Joe Theismann thinks LeBron James might have a career in the NFL