The English midfielder David Beckham has decided to renew for two more years Los Angeles Galaxy of Major League Soccer (MLS) United States, rejecting the option of returning to Europe, as confirmed by the entity.
"This was a very important decision for me. I had many offers from clubs around the world, but I still love to play in the U.S. and win trophies with the Galaxy," said the footballer.
Beckham, who came to American club in 2007, he starred in 2011 the best year, winning for the first time the league, and has prioritized the stability of his family before embarking on a new career in another league, and it had a large range of Paris Saint Germain.
"My family and I are very happy, we have established in the U.S. and hope to spend many more years here," added the former Real Madrid, who next meet May 2 37.
He dreams of going to the Games
Beckhamn is one of his dreams to go to the London Olympic Games next summer, why it was thought would opt to return to Europe. However, the competition will resume next March with the Galaxy.
"I've seen firsthand how popular football is today in the United States and I am more committed than ever to growing the game here," said Beckham, in his five years in the Galaxy, has twice been included in the 'All-Star' and ended 2011 with a record 15 assists, which allowed him to be in the 'MLS Best XI'.
Meanwhile, their coach, Bruce Arena, was "thrilled" to be able to continue to count on it. "It was one of the best players of the season could not have achieved the title are it. We hope to repeat that success again this season with him," he confessed.
"There has been much speculation over the past four months about where he would play, but we have focused on renewable energy. David had many options and we are delighted that you are comfortable here, not only our organization but also with Los Angeles. will remain an important part of our club, our family and our city, "said Tim Leiweke, president and CEO of AEG.
The team will begin spring training next week, will premiere in competition on March 7 against Toronto FC in the first leg of quarterfinals of the Champions League CONCACAF domestic competition and start three days later, when they host Real Salt Lake at the Home Depot Center.