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    David Beckham to be honored with statue in LA

    A statue of David Beckham is to be unveiled outside LA Galaxy’s stadium in March.

    Former England football captain David Beckham will receive a statue in his honor in the city of Los Angeles, home of football club LA Galaxy.

    The statue is to be officially unveiled on 2 March, when the Galaxy will host their first game of the new MLS season.

    The iconic midfielder -who also played at Real Madrid, AC Milan and Paris Saint-Germain before retiring in 2013 will receive the honor before the Galaxy’s March 2 Major League Soccer opener against Chicago.

    Beckham, whose name had global recognition when he moved to the United States, is credited for increasing the global reputation and overall quality of the North American league.

    He was the first British player to win league championships in four different countries.

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