Posted November 21, 2011 on AP on Fox
Los Angeles' star trio David Beckham, Robbie Keane and Landon Donovan combined for the winning goal as the Galaxy claimed the Major League Soccer title with a 1-0 win over the Houston Dynamo on Sunday. Beckham won his first MLS championship in the final game of his groundbreaking five-year contract with the Galaxy, who rolled through the playoffs to the franchise's third league title after finishing with MLS' best regular-season record. The winning goal came in the 72nd minute. Beckham delivered an alert header to Keane, who made a run and eventually fed the ball to Donovan, who struck home his record 20th MLS playoff goal. Beckham lifted Donovan - selected the MLS Cup MVP - off his feet with a hug after the final whistle in the Galaxy's record seventh appearance in the league title game. Los Angeles had the most expensive and highest-profile squad in MLS history after Irish striker Keane joined this season from Tottenham to become the third pin-up star. The Galaxy got full val...
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