Beckham: Life in Pictures
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The Beckham effect( Domenico Stinellis / Associated Press / November 29, 2012 )
The Beckham effect
In the U.S., a country notoriously uninterested in soccer, David has managed to create quite a stir.
Since he joined the team in July 2007, Galaxy games have set records for viewership and media coverage. There is a camera trained on David at all times -- even while he lounges on the bench.