Posted November 16, 2012 on AP on Fox

CARSON, CA - OCTOBER 24: David Beckham #23 of the Los Angeles Galaxy warms up prior to the MLS match against the San Jose Earthquakes at The Home Depot Center on October 24, 2009 in Carson, California. The Galaxy defeated the Earthquakes 2-0. (Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)
Australian media carried unconfirmed and sketchy reports Friday that David Beckham could be the next football superstar to play in the A-League. The former England and Manchester United star was reported by the national broadcaster ABC and Australian Associated Press as being ''offered around'' to several A-League's teams on a 10-game contract. The reports said with the Major League Soccer competition finishing in two weeks, the timing would work for the 37-year-old Los Angeles Galaxy player. Beckham would join former Italian and Juventus forward Alessandro Del Piero (Sydney FC) and ex-Liverpool and England striker Emile Heskey (Newcastle), who signed A-League contracts this season. AAP said the move needed financial backing by Football Federation Australia and that new chief executive David Gallop had to decide whether to support it.
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