Beckham leads LA Galaxy for Asia-Pacific tour

November 29th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS  

David Beckham Jakarta, Nov 29 (IANS) David Beckham-led Los Angeles Galaxy soccer team arrived here Tuesday to kick off their Asia-Pacific tour.

Coach Bruce Arena’s side will play against the Indonesian national team Wednesday at the Bung Karno Stadium before facing the Philippines national squad in Manila Saturday.

The American team will also face off with Australia’s Melbourne Victory Dec 6, Xinhua reported.

Joining Beckham are his 26 mates, including Amerian Landon Donovan and Irish striker Robbie Keane.

“On behalf of the team, I would like to say that we are excited to be here and looking forward to the match. It is great experience for the club to play in a new environment,” Arena said.

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