David Beckham's L.A. story worth telling

It's been quite a ride, from the international star's acquisition to Sunday's MLS Cup

Updated: November 20, 2011, 7:42 PM ET
By Ramona Shelburne | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- The memo that changed soccer in the United States has been through a lot. In its present state, you can hardly read it. Two layers of Post-it notes cover it in most places. Underneath, no fewer than 20 notes and questions are scrawled in the handwriting of one of America's most powerful sports moguls, the reclusive billionaire behind the Anschutz Entertainment Group, Philip Anschutz.

Tim Leiweke doesn't remember what sparked the idea that prompted the memo. It could've ...

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