David Beckham in shoving matchAugust 16th, 2008 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.16 (ANI): Former England football skipper David Beckham was involved in a heated shoving match along with several players in the aftermath to the Los Angeles Galaxy’’s 2-2 draw with Chivas USA in Major League Soccer on Friday.
Alan Gordon headed in a goal in injury time to secure a point for the Galaxy, with players becoming involved in a brief skirmish at midfield shortly after the game.
Beckham was involved in the incident, with players shoving each other exchanging words. No punches were thrown.
Both sides played hard before an appreciative sellout crowd of 27,000 for the Chivas home game. Beckham drew a yellow card in the 61st minute when he was running alongside Chivas” Francisco Mendoza, got tangled up and tripped him.
The match ended in a 2-1 win for L.A. Galaxy, reports The Daily Telegraph. (ANI)
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