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Beckham's burden

  • ESPN.com, Wednesday, March 16, 2011 2:47 AM

David Beckham, when asked by Lynn Hoppes if it's tough for him not to have won a title since arriving in MLS, the Galaxy midfielder said:

"It's not difficult at all. I had the weight of the league on my shoulders when I arrived here. I had to carry the flag for the sport in this part of the world. But this game is something I've always enjoyed. It's been a great challenge. This is something I'm totally passionate about.

"I've seen improvements in the American game. We have some new teams coming into the league. In certain areas, the attendance is up. When I see all this, it makes me proud. Since Day 1, I've been proud to be part of this league. I came to the United States to win a championship. I still want to do that."

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