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PASADENA, CA – (Aug.1st, 2009) — In front of the largest crowd to see a soccer match in the United State since the 1994 World Cup. FC Barcelona faced the Los Angeles Galaxy in an international friendly.
David Beckham‘s first goal since being back with the Los Angeles Galaxy this season was a perfect free kick that beat Barcelona goalkeeper Jose Manuel Pinto into the upper corner. Despite Beckham’s efforts the Galaxy lost to the European champions FC Barcelona 2-1 on Saturday, August 1st.