"I'm a very honest person. If I didn't want to be here, I wouldn't be here. I've always been committed to every contract I've ever had, and that hasn't changed. I'm a very committed person. If people want to question my commitment and my professionalism, the fact that I'm willing to travel thousands of miles to play for my country says it all."
-- David Beckham on returning to the Los Angeles Galaxy for a third season that begins Thursday at Giants Stadium. (Newark Star-Ledger)