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The Beckhams Are Coming to America!

Last night we went to bed writing about Becks' upcoming big decision. My dreams were answered. The soccer star just signed a 5 year deal with the LA Galaxy so the family is moving to America! It's a super big deal, in fact, the biggest deal in global history. Here's more:

"David has just signed the biggest deal in global sport history with the Galaxy soccer team," a Beckham business insider tells PEOPLE. "It is worth several hundred million dollars over five years. They will move after he finishes this season playing in Madrid."

Beckham has signed with the Los Angeles Galaxy team, which is owned by the Anschutz Entertainment Group. "They are very excited at the challenge. For David this means taking the game on to a new level. This is massive," says the source.

"After discussing several options with my family and my business advisers I have decided to join (the) L.A. Galaxy and play in the MLS (Major League Soccer) from August," Beckham said in a statement released on his behalf.

"They both love Los Angeles. It will be good for their careers, they adore the lifestyle, the weather and it would be brilliant for their boys," a family friend tells PEOPLE.

David supposedly is going to be banking $250 million. Sounds like Posh is going to be doing a lot of shopping. We welcome their family and can't wait to see if David is really going to be able to make the sport as popular here as it is everywhere else. I know I want to see him play when he comes.


BlondeSugar BlondeSugar 10 years
I wonder if this is going to make soccer more popular here.
KimmiAnn KimmiAnn 10 years
Welcome to America! I went to rock and roll heaven, and I wasn't on the guest list. Debra - Empire Records
hotstuff hotstuff 10 years
Damn! no wonder why she never left him after he cheated time and time again. Oh and Posh can forget about being compared to Angie she's not even cute.
stella84 stella84 10 years
Wow I have a feeling this is going to be bad for them...
lovekailua lovekailua 10 years
also for his ego...he will be a huge star over here and have a major impact on soccer/MLS...maybe grow the interest even more on the youth level, if that's possible since it is already huge but there is always room for more! family is already excited to plan a trip to NE when the Galaxy come...yay for becks!!
Mädchen Mädchen 10 years
I agree, Luxifer. He definitely doesn't do it for the football. He'll probably never play in any important competition again...
Aggie Aggie 10 years
$$$$ Show me the money! $$$$ David :drool: ______________________________________ \Don't chase the beat of your heart/
Luxifer Luxifer 10 years
i feel like they're leaving the "football" countries to come to a "soccer" one is b/c, as it has been said before, they have dominated those countries. posh wants to be famous in the US. she wants to take over brangelina's role of most famous celebrity couple.
madhershey71 madhershey71 10 years
just hope that it all goes well. they've been around for a while. there seems to be a curse in hollywood and i am afraid that they get contaminated......
madhershey71 madhershey71 10 years
he is just so yummy.
rubialala rubialala 10 years
:WOOHOO: This guy is hot. They are a hot family. That's a lot of cash, too.
yiddidea yiddidea 10 years
wow, that amount of money is absolutely ridiculous. I don't even know how they rationalize that? Wow.
notoriousrem_22 notoriousrem_22 10 years
i played soccer for over 18 years and no matter how much people want the sport to be HUGE here in the states it never will be for the simple fact that americans love american football, soccer is too slow of a sport for american's to get into, we are an instant gratification society here...they are and always will be more famous in england where they are from but i wish them and their children much health and happiness on their move to L.A. PS. hollywood isnt the greatest place to raise happy and healthy children "stay far from timid, only make moves when your hearts in it and live the phrase sky's the limit."
loryn loryn 10 years
I agree JK. Doesn't the deal mean he gets £1million a week! :O
Daisy6264 Daisy6264 10 years
I don't care for this couple.
Naima Naima 10 years
This doesn't make sense, it's like going to Mc Donalds to get a pizza. No one comes to the US for soccer, our teams are nothing compared to those in Europe or Afrika. Makes no sense to me why anyone would want to play here but hell David Beckahm in LA does not sound bad....
JK-Boogie JK-Boogie 10 years
I agree with will be the same situation where he cheated the last time...he will be off play fottie and she will be working on her career neglecting him as she did before and they will be many ladies willing to pay him attention and he will/may stray.
paigesweetkisses paigesweetkisses 10 years
wow, thats a shitload of money
Kbrooks1122704 Kbrooks1122704 10 years
yeah i think he's gonna have many more temptations in Hollywood than over in Madrid or England.
JK-Boogie JK-Boogie 10 years
Mme is played with your feet after all... :)
honeysugar28 honeysugar28 10 years
Does anyone else feel this is a bad decision for their marriage? They've been married for a while but Becks in Hollywood.. I don't know you better hang on to your man Posh. :-)
nyaradzom2001 nyaradzom2001 10 years
Now America is where the Beckhams marriage is gonna end.
Imabeliever Imabeliever 10 years
That would be too confusing for the millions of Americans that watch Monday Night Football (NFL) and the Super Bowl..they might end up at the wrong event.
Mme-Hart Mme-Hart 10 years
I'm with you on that one, JKBoogie ;) Or at least call it footie :ROTFL:
JK-Boogie JK-Boogie 10 years
I hope Beckham gets ya'll to finally call it what it is FOOTBALL :p
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