Beckham to quit Real and head for L.A. MADRID (Reuters) - Former England captain David Beckham will leave Real Madrid at the end of the season and sign a five-year deal for MLS side Los Angeles Galaxy, he told Reuters on Thursday. "This week Real Madrid asked me to make a decision regarding my future and the offer to extend my contract for a further two seasons," said Beckham. "After discussing several options with my family and my advisors to either stay here in Madrid or join other major British and European teams I have decided to join LA Galaxy and play in the MLS from August this year. <<<<<snip>>>>>>>> His deal is reported to be one of the biggest in global sport with Beckham set to earn more than $250 million over the duration of his contract following the removal of the salary cap in the MLS. Beckham will earn approximately one million dollars a week. Link: http://sports.yahoo.com/sow/news?slug=reu-beckhamdc&prov=reuters&type=lgns Anyone else think this is obscene? At least Posh will be able to be with BFF Katie Holmes. Bet the Scientologists are lusting after this salary.