Football: Beckham Debuts As AC Milan Beat Hamburg In Dubai Friendly Match
Posted January 7, 2009on:
DUBAI: AC Milan capped their winter break training camp in Dubai by beating top German side SV Hamburg in a friendly on Tuesday.
In a match which saw English football icon David Beckham make his debut for the Italians, Milan drew 1-1 with the Bundesliga title-chasers side before running out 5-4 winners from the penalty spot.
Beckham, who has signed a short-term loan deal and is set to return to American club Los Angeles Galaxy in March, could make his Serie A debut for Milan in a league match away to AS Roma this Sunday.
Former Manchester United and Real Madrid midfielder Beckham played the first 45 minutes before being replaced by Frenchman Mathieu Flamini for the second half. – AFP/de
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