Kaka Transfer Rumors: Why the Real Madrid Star Will Not Join the Galaxy

Tomorrow is David Beckham's final match with the Los Angeles Galaxy. Customarily, there are already rumors questioning who his replacement will be.

Over the past several months, the player who was popularly considered to be Beckham's replacement was Chelsea's Frank Lampard.

The Lampard speculation will probably diminish with the release of an interview by Sports Illustrated's Grant Wahl with AEG President Tim Leiweke, who suggests that Real Madrid star Kaká would replace Beckham.

In the interview, Leiweke said:

"We're well aware of Kaká's interest in MLS, and we in turn have made it very clear to him that he's aware of our interest in him. We have a great relationship with Real Madrid, and just as we worked through a player with them six years ago [Beckham], I'm absolutely convinced we could find the right deal this time, too."

Kaká, who was the winner of FIFA's player of the year in 2007, has struggled at ...

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