Mystery surrounded David Beckham on Thursday after the Los Angeles Galaxy midfielder missed team training three days before the MLS Cup final.
Reports emerged that Beckham had strained his hamstring, but then Galaxy coach Bruce Arena claimed the England midfielder was merely suffering from a cold.
The Beckham issue kicks off this week’s Martin Rogers Yahoo! Soccer Podcast, in conjunction with World Football Daily, with the Galaxy star preparing for what is likely his final game in MLS.
Next on the agenda is a special discussion, "The State of MLS," where a panel of experts weigh in on the overall health of the game in North America.
Former New England Revolution striker and ESPN analyst Taylor Twellman spoke of the value of soccer-specific stadiums in growing the sport, while MLS senior vice president Nelson Rodriguez addressed the challenges facing the league and how it plans to cope.
Oliver Holt, chief sports writer of the Daily Mirror in London, analyzes whether Beckham is done inRead More »from Podcast: Mystery of Beckham's injury explored