David Beckham to Captain LA Galaxy v Real Salt Lake Match

David Beckham, LA Galaxy Captain

David Beckham to wear Los Angeles Galaxy Match Against Real Salt Lake

"Bruce has asked me to wear it, and I'll be proud to wear it," Beckham said. "It doesn't change the way I play. It's something you're very proud to wear, but you need more that that one leader on the field."

Landon Donovan has worn the armband since Bruce Arena took over the team in 2009. Donovan will be playing for the United States Men's National Team against Argentina this weekend.

Beckham had previously been offered the Captain's band by Landon Donovan, back in July of 2007, Beckham's first year with the team.  

Beckham had six years of Captaining the English National Team from from 2000 to 2006.

Salt Lake are unbeaten in their last 35 competitions at Rio Tinto. 

Beckham has indicated that he hope to returen to English Premier League football when his Galaxy contract expires.

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