David Beckham Announces Decision to Quit LA Galaxy Ahead of ‘One Last Challenge’

England veteran has sights set on new playing adventure.

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David Beckham is leaving LA Galaxy next month after six years at the club.

He intends to quit after playing in the season-ending Major League Soccer Cup on 1 December.
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In a statement Beckham said: “I’ve had an incredibly special time playing for the LA Galaxy, however, I wanted to experience one last challenge before the end of my playing career.”


One may have concluded that David Beckham’s six year stint in the MLS was indeed the England man’s ‘one last challenge’ but it appears that that 37 year old has his sights set on a move to another move before calling it a day on his glittering career.

This source reports that a move to Australia to join Emile Heskey and Alessandro Del Piero in the A-League is an option but perhaps a season back in the Premier League is not beyond the realms of possibility.

Before he does leave however there is the small matter of the MLS Cup final which sees the LA Galaxy looking to keep hold of their MLS title as they take on the Houston Dynamo at the Home Depot Center.

Beckham has racked up 116 appearances for the LA Galaxy since moving to the States in July 2007, scoring 20 goals in the process.

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