David Beckham attends an NBA basketball game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Washington Wizards, Sunday, March 30, 2008 in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Gus Ruelas)
David Beckham is getting a rough reception in his first home game of the season with the Los Angeles Galaxy.
The English star was booed more than cheered during
introductions Sunday night when the Galaxy hosted AC Milan in a
Beckham was booed the first time he touched the ball as the game
got under way. He was booed again when he took his first corner
One of the Galaxy's fan groups held up several signs deriding
Beckham, who has missed the first half of the Major League Soccer
season while he was on a five-month loan to AC Milan.
One sign reads, "Go home fraud" while another says, "23:
Beckham will only play six more home games this season.
Earlier this year, Beckham said he wanted to remain with the
Italian club rather than return to the Galaxy because he believed
the level of play is much better in Europe than in the U.S.