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Galaxy's David Beckham ready for MLS Cup

November 19, 2011 |  1:43 pm


The Major League Soccer Cup final on Sunday could be David Beckham's last game in a Galaxy uniform at the Home Depot Center and he doesn't plan on missing it.

So after training Saturday for the first time in three days, Beckham pronounced himself ready despite lingering issues with his back and hamstring.

"I'm feeling good. It was good to be back out there with the guys," said Beckham, who has assisted on goals in each of the Galaxy's three postseason wins. "We're ready as a team.

"My body feels great so it shouldn't be a problem, shouldn't be an issue. Obviously I've had issues with my back all season. But I was able to train today and came through it with no problem. So it's all good."

Beckham, who has been receiving treatment from the team's medical staff, seemed to move easily through a light hourlong practice on the Home Depot field Saturday.

"He's doing fine. He has no problem," Galaxy Coach Bruce Arena said of Beckham. "We're looking forward to playing."


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Photo: David Beckham jogs during a training session with the Galaxy on Saturday at Home Depot Center. Credit: Stephen Dunn / Getty Images