January 12, 2007 03:35:39 GMT
David Beckham will leave Real Madrid at the end of the season to join the Los Angeles Galaxy of Major League Soccer in a five-year deal.
David Beckham is coming to America. The famous soccer player announced a deal Thursday January 11th to play for the Los Angeles Galaxy.
"This week, Real Madrid asked me to make a decision regarding my future and the offer to extend my contract by a further two seasons," Beckham said in a statement. "After discussing several options with my family and advisers to either stay here at Madrid or join other major British and European clubs, I have decided to join the Los Angeles Galaxy and play in the MLS from August this year."
According to reports in the British news media, the deal includes salary and commercial opportunities worth $250 million. Soccer aside we can hope that the move will help wife, Victoria Adams, launching her Hollywood career she has dreamt of so far.