A year and a half into a five-year contract, David Beckham is leaving Los Angeles’ the Galaxy for AC Milan. After the attempted force-feeding to the American public of major league soccer, as well as him and his wife, Victoria, as yet another addition to the celebrity set, I guess we just weren’t having it. Apparently, the feeling was mutual.
According to today’s LA Times:
So what did he accomplish in 18 months? Thirty games played for the Galaxy. Five goals scored. A lot of squealing female fans. A lot of Galaxy jerseys sold. A few more fans in seats. A bit of media buzz.
He joined the Galaxy in 2007, making $5.5 million a year on a five-year contract that was said to be worth as much as $250 million with endorsements and profit-sharing.
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