<span style="color:red">The Beckham Experiment How the World's Most Famous Athlete Tried to Conquer America</span>
The Beckham Experiment: How the World's Most Famous Athlete Tried to Conquer America By Grant Wahl
2009 | 304 Pages | ISBN: 030740787X | EPUB | 2 MB
In 2007, David Beckham, the golden boy of soccer, shocked the international sports world when he signed a five-year contract with an American team, the Los Angeles Galaxy. Under the direction of his manager, Simon Fuller, the mastermind behind American Idol and the Spice Girls, Beckham was ready for a monumental challenge and a risky adventure–ready, as Fuller put it, to earn his stripes Stateside. Could he pull off what no player had ever accomplished (including Pelé in the 1970s) and transform soccer into one of the most...