Real Madrid vs. Los Angeles Galaxy: Rating David Beckham’s Performance

David Beckham and the Los Angeles Galaxy were dancing with wolves dressed in all white on Thursday night against Real Madrid. Predictably, they fell by a score of 5-1 at the Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif.

The only contribution Beckham made to the match—aside from a number of set-piece opportunities—was a delivery in the 23rd minute that found defender Omar Gonzalez, who immediately found a waiting David Junior Lopes for the Galaxy's only goal of the match.

Afterward, it seemed as if Beckham was left out to dry.

He did have some touches, but the midfield of Jose Callejon, Lass Diarra, Xabi Alonso, Kaka and Angel Di Maria was too much for him to take.

He couldn't do it alone, but there was no chance that Juninho and Marcelo Sarvas could run with Real's midfield.

After 45 minutes, Beckham took a curtain call and watched the reserves get a lesson in how to play with pride.

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