Robbie Keane dashed off the field following the Galaxy's game with the San Jose Earthquakes on Sunday, showered quickly and hurried toward the airport before many in the sellout crowd at StubHub Center had left their seats.
"Think we'll make it?" Keane asked team administrator Zack Murshedi of his flight to Ireland, where he'll join the Irish national team Monday in preparation for next month's European Championships.
It was a fair question considering that moments earlier time had not been kind to Keane and Galaxy, who conceded a goal in the closing minutes and were forced to settle for a 1-1 draw.
The tie extended the Galaxy's...