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3CARSON, CA - NOVEMBER 20: (L and 2nd from L) Landon Donovan #10 and David Beckham #23 of the Los Angeles Galaxy celebrate in the locker room after defeating the Houston Dynamo 1-0 in the 2011 MLS Cup at The Home Depot Center on November 20, 2011 in Carson, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

9. American adventure brings two titles
Few would have thought Beckham's move to the LA Galaxy could ever have a happy ending after its disastrous beginnings. However, on-field success finally arrived in 2011 as Beckham helped set up Landon Donovan's winning goal as the Galaxy beat the Houston Dynamo to lift the trophy. They followed it with another title, against the same opponent, a year later.
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