Alex Massie

Beckham begins earning his salary (on the pitch)

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If you thought David Beckham would be a one day story and then quickly ignored in the US you might want to consider that notice of his first goal for the Los Angeles Galaxy was considered the most important "Breaking News" for a full hour on ESPN last night. Then again, it was a trademark piece of Beckhamite brilliance:

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Alex Massie is Scotland Editor of The Spectator. He also writes a column for The Times and is a regular contributor to the Scottish Daily Mail, The Scotsman and other publications.

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