Beckham Injury Overshadows On-Field Loss

Galaxy star forced to watch as SuperLiga crown slips away
By Katherine Thompson,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 30, 2007 1:54 PM CDT

Already nursing a sore left ankle, David Beckham sprained his right knee last night 30 minutes into the SuperLiga final in LA. The pricey superstar returned to the field to watch the penalty kicks that ended the overtime thriller—another loss for the Galaxy—and may not be ready for next month's critical Euro 2008 qualifying, reports the LA Times.

Pachuca of Mexico took the SuperLiga title with a 4-3 victory on penalty kicks; meanwhile, Kansas City's loss dropped the Galaxy into last in the MLS. Beckham watched from the bench wearing a suit and tie. "It's just gone from one thing to another thing," he told the Telegraph. "Maybe it is a sign to give it a rest." (More SuperLiga stories.)

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