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Beckham's Olympic football dream still burns bright updated: Wed Mar 14 2012 15:46:00

David Beckham is determined to go for gold with the Great Britain football team at the 2012 Olympics, despite being twice the age of some of his potential teammates.

David Beckham wants more MLS gloryupdated: Tue Mar 13 2012 19:08:00

Soccer superstar David Beckham tells CNN's Paul Vercammen about his desire for more MLS success with LA Galaxy.

Beckham sets sights on champions LA Galaxy dominating Major League Soccer updated: Tue Mar 13 2012 19:08:00

David Beckham turns 37 later this year and wants to cap his stellar career by helping Los Angeles Galaxy become the dominant force in Major League Soccer.

SI.com: Steve Davis: MLS Western Conference previewupdated: Tue Mar 06 2012 15:59:00

Just as it was last season, the MLS West appears to be the healthier of the two conferences, containing the past three MLS Cup champions:

Beckham: Out with a bang?updated: Thu Jan 19 2012 04:41:00

David Beckham claims his first MLS Cup to end his landmark five-year contract with the Los Angeles Galaxy.

David Beckham signs for 2 more years with L.A. Galaxy updated: Thu Jan 19 2012 04:41:00

Soccer superstar David Beckham has re-signed with the Los Angeles Galaxy, extending his stay with the team for another two years, the Major League Soccer team announced Wednesday.

SI.com: Grant Wahl: L.A. Galaxy had always been confident of keeping hold of Beckhamupdated: Thu Jan 05 2012 13:07:00

On Oct. 14, a few weeks before the Los Angeles Galaxy marched to the MLS Cup title, I sat down for a chat with Tim Leiweke, the president of AEG, which owns the Galaxy. Leiweke is the man who brought David Beckham to L.A., and the topic soon turned to whether Beckham would extend his expiring Galaxy contract or move on to a team in Europe. Leiweke is known for being a big talker on occasion -- this is a guy who predicted MLS would be a top-four "and hopefully top-two or -three" U.S. league by 2015 -- but even I was surprised by how confident he sounded that day.

Leonardo: Beckham not joining PSGupdated: Tue Jan 03 2012 09:39:00

Soccer superstar David Beckham will not be leaving the U.S. to join Paris Saint-Germain, the French club announced on Tuesday.

Beckham talks next move, MLS Cupupdated: Mon Nov 21 2011 04:40:00

L.A. Galaxy midfielder David Beckham talks about the upcoming MLS Cup final and his future in the game.

LA Galaxy wins MLS Cup in what may be Beckham's last game in U.S. Leagueupdated: Mon Nov 21 2011 04:40:00

The Los Angeles Galaxy beat the Houston Dynamo 1-0 in the Major League Soccer final Sunday, in what could be David Beckham's last significant game on U.S. soil.

SI.com: Steve Davis: L.A heavily favored against Houston in MLS Cup finalupdated: Fri Nov 18 2011 13:29:00

CARSON, Calif. -- David Beckham's potential MLS curtain call could also become the Los Angeles Galaxy's shining moment.

Behind the scenes with David Beckhamupdated: Mon Nov 07 2011 10:35:00

English footballer David Beckham talks about giving back and the run up to the London Olympics.

SI.com: Grant Wahl: A committed Beckham enjoying by far his finest MLS season to dateupdated: Thu Oct 06 2011 13:50:00

HARRISON, N.J. -- There was a cool moment at Red Bull Arena on Tuesday night. In the second half of New York's 2-0 win against Los Angeles, David Beckham readied for a free kick near midfield by tossing the ball forward a couple yards. His old pal Thierry Henry noticed and pushed the ball back a few feet toward Beckham. Then Beckham got one of those sour, competitive looks on his face, the same look he probably flashed when he was eight years old.

People.com: David Beckham: Injury Kept Victoria from Holding Baby Harperupdated: Fri Sep 30 2011 17:55:00

The mom suffered from a slipped disc in her lower back after delivering her daughter

People.com: David Beckham: More Kids on Their Way?updated: Fri Sep 16 2011 17:54:00

He'd love to have a family of seven, says the energetic father of four

David Beckham: More kids on their way?updated: Fri Sep 16 2011 17:53:00

Look out, Jolie-Pitt family -- another star couple may be adding to their brood.

People.com: David Beckham Gets a 'Harper' Tattooupdated: Wed Aug 10 2011 07:28:00

The soccer star inks his baby daughter's name above his chest

Beckham wants to keep playingupdated: Thu Jul 28 2011 12:44:00

British footballer David Beckham talks to CNN's Isha Sesay about his MLS career, the Olympic games and FIFA.

Beckham wants to play at 2012 Olympicsupdated: Thu Jul 28 2011 12:44:00

Soccer superstar David Beckham has had a long and distinguished career, but he has one more burning ambition: to play for Great Britain at the 2012 Olympic Games in his hometown London.

Beckham looking forward to Olympicsupdated: Tue Jul 26 2011 08:47:00

LA Galaxy Midfielder David Beckham tells CNN's Pedro Pinto he's looking forward to the Olympics in London in 2012.

Beckham: 2012 will be best Olympicsupdated: Tue Jul 26 2011 08:47:00

As one of the world's most famous sportsmen, David Beckham is used to being center stage. But next year the English soccer star is looking forward to being "a fan" in what he tells CNN will be "one of the best, if not the best Olympics of all time."

People.com: Victoria and David Beckham Welcome a Daughterupdated: Mon Jul 11 2011 11:32:00

The fashionista and soccer star husband name their first daughter Harper Seven Beckham

Victoria, David Beckham welcome first girl to their broodupdated: Sun Jul 10 2011 23:08:00

Victoria and David Beckham welcomed a baby girl Sunday to their brood of boys, according to a statement posted on the soccer star's official Facebook page.

People.com: David Beckham Gets Royal Access to Prince Williamupdated: Sun Jul 10 2011 10:49:00

No invite, no problem - if you're a special friend of the duke and duchess

SI.com: Steve Davis: Five things we learned in MLS Week 10updated: Mon Jun 06 2011 16:28:00

Know your Major League Soccer -- Five things you should know about Week 10:

People.com: David Beckham Involved in Freeway Car Accidentupdated: Sun May 08 2011 21:31:00

The athlete rear-ended a stalled car, officials tell PEOPLE

United and Beckham top Forbes' football rich listupdated: Thu Apr 21 2011 18:35:00

Manchester United has been named as the world's most valuable football club for the seventh year in a row by Forbes, while its former star David Beckham is once again the highest-paid player.

SI.com: Grant Wahl: Beckham's commitment to MLS; other mailbag topicsupdated: Wed Feb 09 2011 13:09:00

With the cancellation of Wednesday's friendly between the U.S. and Egypt in Cairo, it's an unplanned slow day in the world of American soccer. So let's open the mailbag and answer some of your questions:

Beckhams expecting their 4th childupdated: Mon Jan 10 2011 07:33:00

Soccer star David Beckham and his wife, Victoria, are expecting their fourth child this summer.

Beckham to train with Tottenham as English club's loan bid failsupdated: Sun Jan 09 2011 15:07:00

David Beckham's proposed loan move to Tottenham has been called off, but the soccer superstar will still train with the English club to maintain his fitness during the U.S. off-season.

SI.com: Georgina Turner: Axe looks set to fall on more managers; Arsenal rues drawupdated: Fri Jan 07 2011 14:38:00

Reflecting on the midweek mayhem in the Barclays Premier League:

Redknapp targets Beckham loan dealupdated: Sat Jan 01 2011 11:20:00

David Beckham could be set to return to the English Premier League after an eight-year absence.

England 2018 excites David Beckhamupdated: Wed Dec 01 2010 13:06:00

CNN's Pedro Pinto talks to football icon David Beckham about why England should host the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

Beckham says England have momentum ahead of World Cup voteupdated: Wed Dec 01 2010 13:06:00

Football icon David Beckham has told CNN that he believes the momentum is behind England as they battle to win the right to stage the 2018 World Cup when the decision is made in Zurich on Thursday.

Beckham plays through pain as Galaxy loseupdated: Mon Nov 15 2010 09:48:00

Los Angeles Galaxy's David Beckham suffered a groin injury on a miserable night for Bruce Arena's team, as they were beaten 3-0 by FC Dallas in Major League Soccer's (MLS) Western Conference final on Sunday.

SI.com: Steve Davis: Five things to know about MLS Week 25updated: Fri Nov 12 2010 13:59:00

Know your Major League Soccer -- Five things we learned from Week 25:

SI.com: Grant Wahl: Beckham finally delivering for L.A., other mailbag topicsupdated: Wed Nov 10 2010 15:35:00

Lots to talk about in this week's 'Bag, so let's get it started ...

Beckham leads Galaxy to Shield gloryupdated: Mon Oct 25 2010 12:46:00

David Beckham is focused on reaching the MLS Cup final again after helping the Los Angeles Galaxy to claim the Major League Soccer Supporters' Shield for the third time in the American club's history.

People.com: David Beckham's Boys-Only Weekendupdated: Tue Aug 10 2010 12:11:00

• Even before spending time at the Teen Choice Awards, David Beckham was keeping things youthful. The soccer stud spent a boys-only weekend with his sons Brooklyn, Romeo and Cruz, as well as good pal Gordon Ramsay and his son Jack. The guys went camping in San Clemente, Calif., then invaded San Diego, where they checked into the Hard Rock Hotel and also grabbed some Pinkberry yogurt. Next, it was off to SeaWorld, where the group got a VIP tour. The guys capped off their day with dinner at Nobu inside their hotel followed by one more trip to Pinkberry.

People.com: David Beckham Goes from Soccer Star to Comic Book Heroupdated: Wed Jun 09 2010 17:31:00

The upcoming biography, Fame: David Beckham, features a well-drawn version of the athlete

David Beckham buoys British troops in Afghanistanupdated: Mon May 24 2010 05:25:00

Football star David Beckham was visiting British troops in Afghanistan on Saturday, the British Ministry of Defence said.

Beckham to lead England's 2018 World Cup presentationupdated: Mon May 10 2010 12:30:00

Soccer superstar David Beckham will spearhead England's presentation of the country's official bid document for the 2018 World Cup hosting rights.

Beckham set to miss MLS seasonupdated: Tue Apr 27 2010 07:39:00

Los Angeles Galaxy midfielder David Beckham has revealed he is set to miss the entire Major League Soccer (MLS) season with the Achilles injury that ended his 2010 World Cup dream.

Messi tops Beckham in football rich listupdated: Wed Mar 24 2010 08:31:00

Lionel Messi has replaced David Beckham as the best-paid player in world football, according to France Football magazine's annual "rich list".

Will Beckham make the cut?updated: Thu Mar 18 2010 14:22:00

CNN's Pedro Pinto looks into David Beckham's absence from England's World Cup football team.

Defiant Beckham says he will return after Achilles surgeryupdated: Wed Mar 17 2010 21:10:00

Sporting icon David Beckham has vowed to battle back to "full fitness" after having surgery to repair his ruptured Achilles tendon.

Beckham out of World Cup?updated: Tue Mar 16 2010 05:20:00

CNN's Pedro Pinto reports from outside Wembley Stadium with reaction to David Beckham's achilles tendon injury.

Q&A: How serious is Beckham's injury?updated: Tue Mar 16 2010 05:20:00

Hobbling on crutches, football star David Beckham on Monday arrived at a clinic in Finland for treatment on a suspected ruptured Achilles tendon -- an injury that will rule him out of this year's World Cup in South Africa.

SI.com: Grant Wahl: Beckham's injury will have international impactupdated: Mon Mar 15 2010 13:09:00

LONDON -- And so it has come to this: David Beckham, who was set to become the first England player to compete in four straight World Cups, will not participate in South Africa 2010 after rupturing his left Achilles tendon in a game with AC Milan on Sunday night.

People.com: David Beckham Sidelined by Injuryupdated: Mon Mar 15 2010 13:08:00

David Beckham's fourth World Cup dreams are done.

Beckham injury mars late Milan victoryupdated: Mon Mar 15 2010 08:31:00

David Beckham suffered an Achilles tendon injury before Clarence Seedorf scored in the final minute to give AC Milan a 1-0 win over Chievo on Sunday, a result that moved them to within a point of leaders Inter at the top of Serie A.

Ferguson confused by Beckham's role in Milan showdownupdated: Wed Mar 10 2010 11:02:00

Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson says David Beckham will offer a "threat" to his side's Champions League ambitions but admits he has no idea if his former midfield star will feature in the AC Milan lineup at Old Trafford.

Beckham determined to beat former club Manchester Unitedupdated: Tue Feb 16 2010 11:53:00

David Beckham admits he has mixed feelings ahead of the first leg of AC Milan's Champions League last-16 clash with Manchester United, the club where he made his name as a sporting superstar.

Beckham returns to help AC Milan claim emphatic victory over Genoaupdated: Wed Jan 06 2010 17:09:00

David Beckham returned to the AC Milan team to help inspire them to an emphatic 5-2 victory over Genoa on Wednesday which kept up the pressure up on Italian Serie A leaders Inter Milan.

Beckham set for Old Trafford returnupdated: Fri Dec 18 2009 14:23:00

Manchester United have been drawn against seven-time European champions AC Milan in the draw for the first knockout stage of this season's Champions League.

Beckham looks to 2018updated: Fri Dec 04 2009 07:48:00

David Beckham has promised he will do everything in his power to help England win the bid to stage the 2018 World Cup.

Beckham looks to 2018updated: Fri Dec 04 2009 07:48:00

Soccer superstar David Beckham is in South Africa making a pitch for England to host the World Cup in 2018.

Beckham and other sporting asthmaticsupdated: Tue Nov 24 2009 09:30:00

After being photographed using an inhaler prior to extra-time in his MLS Cup Final, the news that David Beckham has been an asthma sufferer since childhood has propelled the condition into the limelight.

Salt Lake beat L.A. Galaxy to MLS titleupdated: Mon Nov 23 2009 06:09:00

Real Salt Lake sealed an upset win over the Los Angeles Galaxy on Sunday night with a 5-4 penalty victory, after extra-time in the Major League Soccer Cup final that ended with the score at 1-1.

No trophy for Beckhamupdated: Mon Nov 23 2009 06:09:00

Real Salt Lake win MLS Cup in a penalty shoot-out with Los Angeles Galaxy. CNN's Richard Roth reports

Chatting with David Beckhamupdated: Sun Nov 22 2009 15:37:00

Patrick Snell goes one-on-one with soccer star David Beckham ahead of the MLS Cup final.

'Controversy' helped Galaxy, says Beckhamupdated: Sun Nov 15 2009 16:49:00

David Beckham believes the furore that followed his return to the LA Galaxy from his loan spell with AC Milan earlier this year has galvanized the team.

Beckham withdraws from England squadupdated: Mon Nov 09 2009 05:41:00

David Beckham's commitments with Los Angeles Galaxy have forced him to withdraw from the England squad to face Brazil in a friendly in Qatar.

SI.com: Andrea Canales: Future plans of Beckham, Blanco won't hurt MLS clubsupdated: Mon Nov 02 2009 18:47:00

Two key players in the MLS playoffs were instrumental in helping their teams in the first leg of their respective aggregate-score series this past weekend. Despite their contributions, though, they and their teammates know full well that come January, they won't return to their current clubs for the preseason, but instead will be with other teams in other countries.

Milan seal Beckham loan dealupdated: Mon Nov 02 2009 13:40:00

AC Milan confirmed on Monday that England midfielder David Beckham would be returning to them on loan in January.

SI.com: The Limey: Competition tight in EPL, more on Beckham's World Cup roleupdated: Fri Oct 30 2009 16:25:00

Things are a little tight at the top of the English Premier League, and it's making people nervous. Only seven points separate the top seven teams, and the pack could further congest if Aston Villa, Manchester City and Arsenal win their games in hand.

Beckham: Milan transfer is almost completeupdated: Thu Oct 15 2009 11:53:00

David Beckham has confirmed that he is almost certain to return to Italian club AC Milan on loan when the transfer window re-opens in January.

Beckham loan move to Milan 'very probable'updated: Mon Oct 12 2009 09:51:00

David Beckham looks set to rejoin AC Milan on loan after the vice-president of the Serie A giants claimed it was "very probable" that a deal would be reached to secure the services of the soccer icon.

SI.com: Andrea Canales: Playoff-bound Galaxy turn around fortunes as teamupdated: Mon Oct 05 2009 12:50:00

CARSON, Calif. -- The Los Angeles Galaxy weren't celebrating Friday's big victory too much, perhaps taking a cue from their coach, Bruce Arena.

Beckham hints at early exit from Galaxyupdated: Tue Sep 08 2009 07:45:00

David Beckham has hinted for the first time that he may not see out his lucrative five-year contract with American MLS club Los Angeles Galaxy.

Beckham praises Capello's England regimeupdated: Thu Sep 03 2009 10:52:00

England midfielder David Beckham has praised coach Fabio Capello for creating a new spirit of togetherness in the national side.

SI.com: Grant Wahl: With and without Beckham, Galaxy have become a forceupdated: Mon Aug 24 2009 15:01:00

"I would like to think that I can be up there with the best players [in MLS], but who knows? ... That's what I'll be hoping for: not just to be the best player in the league, but to be one of the best teams in the league." -- David Beckham, May 2007

SI.com: Noah Davis: Suddenly, L.A. Galaxy look like an MLS Cup contenderupdated: Wed Aug 19 2009 13:28:00

Our weekly dose of Major League Soccer quick takes, plotlines to watch and Power Rankings.

Beckham sent off as Galaxy woes continueupdated: Sun Aug 16 2009 08:23:00

David Beckham's time at the Los Angeles Galaxy continues to grow sour as he was sent off in Saturday's 2-0 Major League Soccer defeat to Seattle Sounders.

Beckham special but Barca win friendlyupdated: Sun Aug 02 2009 11:07:00

David Beckham silenced even his most vocal critics with a trademark goal from a free-kick but his Los Angeles Galaxy team were beaten 2-1 by European champions Barcelona on Saturday night.

People.com: David Beckham Answers Your Questionsupdated: Wed Jul 29 2009 16:29:00

The star athlete fields questions from readers about living with Posh and life after soccer

Beckham dismisses confrontation with fansupdated: Tue Jul 21 2009 11:50:00

Midfielder David Beckham has told CNN "you can't be liked by everybody" after being involved in a confrontation with unhappy supporters in his first home fixture for the Los Angeles Galaxy since returning from his spell on loan with AC Milan.

Beckham is committedupdated: Tue Jul 21 2009 11:50:00

David Beckham tells CNN's Terry Baddoo he is committed to the LA Galaxy but is also thinking about playing in the World Cup.

Beckham's U.S. spat raises questions over roleupdated: Thu Jul 16 2009 21:36:00

If all publicity really is good publicity then David Beckham, the Los Angeles Galaxy and Major League Soccer have had a really good week.

Beckham: 'I'm committed to Galaxy and England'updated: Thu Jul 16 2009 14:31:00

David Beckham says he is still fully committed to the Los Angeles Galaxy but will not give up on his dream of playing for England in the 2010 World Cup finals in South Africa.

Beckham sets record straightupdated: Wed Jul 15 2009 17:51:00

L.A. Galaxy star David Beckham sets the record straight on a teammate book controversy and playing for various clubs.

Beckham: I'd consider a return to Englandupdated: Wed Jul 15 2009 17:51:00

Former Manchester United star David Beckham has surprisingly revealed that he would consider a return to the English Premier League.

SI.com: Andrea Canales: Can 'The Beckham Experiment' 2.0 actually work?updated: Tue Jul 14 2009 12:13:00

CARSON, Calif. -- Depending on your criteria, this is the second or third attempt to fit David Beckham into a club and league where, for two years, success has eluded everyone involved. The puzzle has proved more complicated than anyone -- perhaps most of all, Beckham himself -- ever expected. Can it finally work?

SI.com: Norman Chad: Beckham's time with Galaxy was ultimately a scamupdated: Sun Jul 12 2009 15:48:00

To: David Beckham From: Couch Slouch Re: To live and die in L.A.

People.com: Ask David Beckham a Question!updated: Tue Jul 07 2009 16:11:00

Before we talk to the soccer superstar, we want to hear from you

'Uncommitted' Beckham blasted by LA team-mateupdated: Thu Jul 02 2009 07:10:00

David Beckham has come under fire from U.S. Confederations Cup hero Landon Donovan, who has accused the former England captain of showing no commitment to their club Los Angeles Galaxy.

Star Beckham expects reaction from LA fansupdated: Thu Jul 02 2009 04:44:00

David Beckham will be braced for an adverse reaction from some LA Galaxy fans when he returns to California after his extended stay at Italian Serie A club AC Milan.

SI.com: Soccer America: Specter of Beckham looms over struggling Galaxyupdated: Tue Apr 21 2009 11:57:00

You can't blame coach Bruce Arena, Los Angeles Galaxy players and the rest of the organization if they'd rather not talk about David Beckham. No doubt they've got plenty of problems dealing with the here and now rather than what happens later. But rather soon that deal will come around.

People.com: David Beckham Shows Off His 'Aura' - Shirtless, Of Course!updated: Fri Apr 17 2009 14:54:00

The soccer stud launches new Motorola phone campaign

Beckham is world's highest earning playerupdated: Fri Apr 17 2009 06:58:00

It's fair to say David Beckham may be seeing more green off the football pitch than he does on it.

Beckham sets new record in England victoryupdated: Sat Mar 28 2009 16:56:00

David Beckham broke Bobby Moore's outfield appearance record for England, coming on as a second-half substitute to earn his 109th cap in a 4-0 friendly win over Slovakia at Wembley.

SI.com: Luis Bueno: The inside scoop from MLS preseason training campupdated: Fri Mar 13 2009 12:47:00

CARSON, Calif. -- It's MLS preseason here in Southern California, and there are several things to report:

SI.com: Soccer America: Finding the silver lining in the Beckham experimentupdated: Tue Mar 10 2009 12:55:00

I don't believe any of the financials being bandied about in the wake of David Beckham's extended loan deal. But I never really believed he would, or could, earn $250 million during his original five-year MLS deal, either.

SI.com: Andrea Canales: MLS, Galaxy look desperate in efforts to keep Beckhamupdated: Mon Mar 09 2009 13:55:00

The sigh of relief at the resolution of the David Beckham loan drama may only be temporary. That's because the deal to have Beckham return to Major League Soccer to play with the Los Angeles Galaxy at the conclusion of the Serie A season seems like nothing other than a perfunctory stint to tie up a few loose sponsorship ends.

Beckham plans to become U.S. club ownerupdated: Mon Mar 09 2009 12:19:00

David Beckham has cemented his commitment to football in the United States by confirming that he plans to buy a franchise in Major League Soccer when he quits playing.

Comment: Beckham deal 'wake-up call' for U.S. soccer leagueupdated: Mon Mar 09 2009 11:24:00

David Beckham is a man who knows his own mind and has the courage of his convictions.

Inzaghi hat-trick upstages Beckham dealupdated: Mon Mar 09 2009 07:04:00

David Beckham was upstaged on the day his AC Milan future was finally resolved as teammate Filippo Inzaghi fired a hat-trick in the 3-0 success over Atalanta at the San Siro on Sunday.

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