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Beckham backlash

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From the BBC News Desk

David Beckham urges LA Galaxy fans to be patient in the face of mounting criticism

David Beckham scored his first goal for LA Galaxy in Wednesday's SuperLiga semi-final win over DC United.

The strike, courtesy of a trademark free-kick on 28 minutes, will go some way to placating those supporters who had begun to question his commitment.

But the 32-year-old midfielder knows he has more convincing to do as he attempts to win over hearts and minds following his high-profile move to the United States.

Beckham's move to Major League Soccer has not gone to plan so far.

A persistent ankle injury had severely limited his involvement with the Galaxy prior to the win over DC United, leading to discontent amongst some fans.

A small section had even go so far as to register their frustration with provocative t-shirts and placards.

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