Beckham coming to America

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  1. eatwood

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    Not a big soccer fan, but I can see this making US soccer a little more legitimate in the worldview.
     
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    Could be something needed to help boost soccer in America.
     
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    Nobody cares.

    Sorry.

    Edit: Few may care, but there are other sports in America that matter way more.
     
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    Same way Gary Lineker going to Japan at the end of his career once he wasn't good enough for a big club anywhere else shot them to the top of the world stage?

    :) 

    Obviously, this move has nothing to do with Posh wanting to live in LA because she hates Spain...

    Phazer
     
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    I'm surprised by it but since clubs seem to slowly be kicking the 31 year old player out it's not surprising. He got paid. US soccer needs a popularity boost.

    It makes sense from both sides....although I thought MLS worked to keep player salaries down....at least they did when they first started the league.
     
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    Soccer. :lol 
     
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    Wait a minute, you mean some people can kick a ball better than others? WHO ARE THESE PEOPLE? I MUST WORSHIP THEM.
     
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    Its been pretty obvious to us Brits he's been wanting to court the US for a while. The problem is, in our eyes anyway, he's well past his prime.

    I think the general consensus is that if he wanted to get better again was to play for a UK club where he would be regularly played (instead of sidelined for games at a time) but I think we all knew he was going to America.
     
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    Yes, like candlepin bowling.
     
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    Actually, the CBL is big in these parts...
     
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    Is he bringing his life size barbie doll with him?
     
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    MUAHAHAHAHA, now you have to put up with him :throw  :horse:  :poke 
     
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    And take his skinny, untalented wife with him.
     
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    Ummmmmm. Okay.

    **shrugs shoulders**

    ho hum.
     
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    Never heard of him before, but I see he married one of the spice girls :lol 
     
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    Some people in the U.K. would consider it a fair trade for having Madonna dumped on them.


    I really did enjoy watching him say the money (Reportedly $1M a week) had nothing to do with it.


    I feel sorry for you guys - it's just a matter of time till he and his wife start appearing on talk shows in an attempt to promote themselves.
     
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