Late last night, the Los Angeles Galaxy beat the New York Red Bulls to advance to the Western Conference Finals of the MLS Cup playoffs.
This game was significant because of David Beckham, who is in the final year of his five-year contract. This is the Galaxy’s third straight trip to the conference finals. But in five years with the Galaxy, Beckham has never lifted the MLS Cup and it is not clear yet if he will return to the U.S. next year.
While his impact off the pitch has been a bit of a disappointment, he is now one step closer to winning a championship on it.
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