David Beckham’s LA Galaxy arrives in New Zealand

December 3rd, 2008 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS  

David BeckhamWellington, Dec 3 (DPA) Football megastar David Beckham was given a traditional Maori welcome when he arrived at Auckland Airport with his LA Galaxy teammates Wednesday, news reports said.Beckham signed autographs for some of the 150 fans who met the team, which will play an exhibition game against Oceania All Stars XI Saturday.

It is a return to New Zealand for Beckham, who scored for the LA Galaxy when it beat Wellington’s Phoenix 4-1 in the capital last December after the American side had played Sydney FC in Australia.

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