International soccer superstar David Beckham is moving to Los Angeles. All it took was a five-year, $250 million contract with the LA Galaxy. Angelino soccer fans are hoping that Beckham's arrival will be more along the lines of Ruth-to-the-Yankees than Jordan-to-the-Wizards. According to Tim Leiweke, whose company runs the team, "David Beckham will have a greater impact on soccer in America than any athlete has ever had on a sport globally."
It will be nice to see a little more of this stateside: