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Beckham to Orbit Out of Galaxy

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Two weeks from now, the Los Angeles Galaxy's grand Beckham Experiment will be over.

On Monday night, the Galaxy announced that the much-laurelled English midfielder won’t be returning to the team next year. The December 1 MLS Cup final will be his last competitive game for Los Angeles.

“I’ve had an incredibly special time playing for the L.A. Galaxy, however, I wanted to experience one last challenge before the end of my playing career,” Beckham, 37, said in a statement. “I don’t see this as the end of my relationship with the league as my ambition is to be part of the ownership structure in the...

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