"I've been waiting for this, almost five months to get back on the field. Obviously, there's still an air of caution I have to take. I don't want to re-rupture it and be out again. I have to take my time. ... I'll know when I'm ready. Obviously, I'll listen to the advice from the physios and the doctors, but in the end it will be me knowing if I'm ready or not."
-- David Beckham, who on Wednesday made his first appearance at a Los Angeles Galaxy training session since rupturing his left Achilles' tendon in March. (ESPN SoccerNet)