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Of Shoes and Soccer's David Beckham

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Of Shoes and Soccer's David Beckham

Of Shoes and Soccer's David Beckham

Of Shoes and Soccer's David Beckham

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Robert Siegel talks with sportswriter Stefan Fatsis of The Wall Street Journal about English soccer star David Beckham's scheduled departure for Spain's Real Madrid soccer club. Manchester United, which sold Beckham to Real Madrid this week, is sponsored by Nike. But Real Madrid is sponsored by Adidas. As one of the world's biggest soccer stars, Beckham is bound to add cache to the Adidas brand, Fatsis says.