February 12, 2008
Will you go to the prom with me?
I'll bet he wrote something like this in the school newspaper when the head cheerleader turned him down.
The guy gets criticized for not producing on the field last year and doing too much media and PR stuff, now he's criticized for not doing enough media and PR stuff.
Our buddy TJ is trying to make a big deal out of this, when it really just sounds like Beckham didn't want to talk to him. How much soccer has TJ covered in his time in LA? He's not the soccer writer at the LA Times.
Beckham, the Galaxy, and their media consultants probably were worried about a hatchet job coming down the pike and decided against providing the ammunition. They just didn't count on the A/V Club type of response.
Posted by Longshoe at 1:29 PM