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The Beckham experiment

Grant Wahl

The Beckham experiment

how the world"s most famous athlete tried to conquer America

by Grant Wahl

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Published by Three Rivers Press in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementGrant Wahl
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV942.7.B432 W338 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 306 p. :
Number of Pages306
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24411310M
ISBN 109780307408594
LC Control Number2010010943

  The book is scheduled for publication on J when Beckham is scheduled to play his first match for the Galaxy following a half-season loan to AC Milan. In an excerpt in SI last week, Galaxy teammate Landon Donovan questioned Beckham’s commitment to the team. Get this from a library! The Beckham experiment: how the world's most famous athlete tried to conquer America. [Grant Wahl] -- In , David Beckham, the golden boy of soccer, shocked the international sports world when he signed a five-year contract with an American team, the Los Angeles Galaxy. The Beckham Experiment is a.

Press Release: The Beckham Experiment by Grant Wahl NOW IN PAPERBACK: THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER UPDATED WITH A NEW AFTERWORD CHRONICLING THE BIGGEST MOMENTS FROM THE GALAXY SEASON AND THE IMPACT OF BECKHAM’S INJURY ON THE WORLD CUP THE BECKHAM EXPERIMENT How the World’s Most Famous Athlete Tried to .   In a new book, The Beckham Experiment, Sports Illustrated writer Grant Wahl interviews Beckham and his Galaxy teammates—including some of whom made as little as $12, a .

The Beckham Experiment: How the World's Most Famous Athlete Tried to Conquer America by Grant Wahl and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Forget Beckham-Wahl is the Pele of soccer writers. A brilliant book." --Jeff Pearlman, author of "Boys Will Be Boys""""In "The Beckham Experiment," Grant Wahl has done a wonderful job of explaining to soccer fans--and, perhaps just as importantly to non-soccer fans--the worldwide phenomenon that is David Beckham.


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By Zac Lee Rigg Grant Wahl repeats a phrase several times in his book, The Beckham Experiment, that could also apply to the book itself: “Only in MLS.” It's only in Major League Soccer that Wahl. Donovan's comments - part of a new book 'The Beckham Experiment' by Grant Wahl published in Sports Illustrated - come as Beckham received a warning from the president of the United States Soccer Federation, Sunil Gulati, to expect a hostile reception from fans when he returns to Galaxy.

-- The Guardian, 2 July, Reviews: The Beckham Experiment InEnglish soccer star David Beckham announced he was signing a five year contract with Major League Soccer's Los Angeles Galaxy. This move shocked the soccer world in that MLS is generally considered a "B-League" on the world stage and Beckham was then plying his trade with Real Madrid, one of the elite super clubs.

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In this book, Grant Wahl, the author, presents the first 2+ years of the experiment from the perspective of multiple individuals: former Galaxy GM Alexi Lalas, many of Beckham's teammates with the Galaxy, Galaxy coaches, Beckham himself, and his own as a collaborator and journalist.

It was a bold experiment: failure meant a team, a league, a sport, and Beckham himself might miss their chance to hit primetime in the U.S. With unprecedented access to the Galaxy and one-on-one interviews with Beckham, veteran Sports Illustrated writer Grant Wahl focuses on the inner circle of the experiment: Beckham, Galaxy leading scorer Landon Donovan, Simon Fuller, controversial /5(18).

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The Beckham Experiment How the World's Most Famous Athlete Tried to Conquer America (Book): Wahl, Grant: InDavid Beckham, the golden boy of soccer, shocked the international sports world when he signed a five-year contract with an American team, the Los Angeles Galaxy. In essence, “The Beckham Experiment” is a detailed, carefully reported account of the carnage that occurred when the international entertainment industry’s Author: Tim Rutten.

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The Beckham Experiment Everyone in American soccer has been talking about Grant Wahl's book, "The Beckham Experiment" and everything involved with it. I was given the chance a few weeks ago to get a copy of the book and review it. With the game against David Beckham and the Galaxy coming up I figured it was the perfect time to get my review of.

The Beckham Experiment is a brilliantly crafted book. Wahl paints the picture of an organization at war with itself and the celebrity culture of European football and Hollywood colliding with the lunch pail scrappy attitude of the United States."Far more than merely a soccer book, The Beckham Experiment brilliantly explores-and exposes-that odd place where sports and celebrity collide.

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