Cannon slams ex-LA Galaxy teammates over Beckham arrival
San Jose Earthquakes goalkeeper Joe Cannon has told what the LA Galaxy locker room was really like when David Beckham arrived. The ex LA Galaxy keeper, speaking to Soccer By Ives, laid it out very clearly and identifies what was really going on behind the scenes.
Cannon said: "I almost want to write a book about how bad it was. That was the most disappointing part to that whole year. Everything was so, it had to do more with what it looked like on the outside. To give people a breakdown of what it was like. It was Frank, the guys he brought in, mixed in with old time Galaxy players on the opposite sides, with a bunch of people in the middle. I'm never really one to back down and I felt that when David got there he just magnified the split.
"He didn't help alleviate it. I think at the time, I don't know if it was his first concern. You can't push the leadership onto a new player. I'm sick and tired of people kissing other people's ass. I read the articles about this and that and I'll be honest, it was a disappointing time to see such good professionals act like such little babies about the dumbest things. An organization like LA, that I really looked up to for so long from the outside, ended up being like that. It was just really disappointing. There were a lot of good people who worked there, but there was a handful that ruined it for everybody else."