Monday, April 21, 2008

Iran to Play LA Galaxy

David Beckham and Los Angeles Galaxy
to play Iran's national team in Los Angeles in June

The Los Angeles Galaxy, the popular US professional soccer team, has invited the Iranian national football team for a friendly match in Los Angeles in June 2008. Iran has agreed to play Galaxy pending the receipt of a formal invitation by the US Soccer Federation.

Los Angeles is home to the largest number of Iranian expatriates. Galaxy’s midfielder David Beckham is a popular player in Iran.

The Iranian and US national teams played in the 1998 World Cup in France, with Iran beating its rival 2-1.

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