LA Galaxy to unveil David Beckham statue at Dignity Health Sports Park
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The LA Galaxy will honor David Beckham with his own statue outside the Dignity Health Sports Park, becoming the first statue honoring a player in MLS.

The statue will be unveiled before the 2019 home opener against the Chicago Fire on March 2 (Tickets). It will be located outside the stadium and near the main entrance.

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Beckham had a historic career for both the Galaxy and MLS. He was the reason for the creation of the league’s Designated Player Rule, also dubbed the Beckham Rule, which allowed teams to sign up to three players whose contract would be flexible with the team’s salary cap. This rule would begin the wave of international stars signing to MLS clubs from overseas.

The English superstar arrived in Los Angeles in 2007, after playing for Manchester United and Real Madrid. He helped the Galaxy capture back-to-back Supporters’ Shields and MLS Cup championships in 2011 and 2012. Beckham made 124 caps for the Galaxy, amassing 20 goals and 42 assists. Beckham went on to finish his illustrious career for the French club Paris Saint-Germain.

Beckham continues his affiliation with the MLS becoming one of the owners and President for Inter Miami CF, who begins their inaugural season in 2020.

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