Originally posted on Fox Soccer  |  Last updated 5/7/12
Imagine being Great Britain Olympic manager Stuart Pearce on Saturday night. You made the trip to Los Angeles to get a first-hand look at David Beckham to see if he is worth a call-up for the Olympics. You know he plays for the defending MLS champion, the Los Angeles Galaxy , and you know they boast quality players such as Robbie Keane and Landon Donovan. Pearce would have been correct to expect top quality on the field. Yet what Pearce saw was a lackluster display from Bruce Arena's club. Despite the fact the New York Red Bulls were missing, among others, French star Thierry Henry, David Beckham tried his hardest to impress Pearce and failed to lead the Galaxy to a victory. While Pearce might have headed back to England thinking he might have just caught the Galaxy on a bad night, the harsh truth is that bad nights have been the rule, not the exception for the Galaxy in 2012; a season that began with extremely high expectations, and a widely-held belief that this team would be ev...
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