Image by lincolnblues via FlickrBeckham training with English side Tottenham, players going on international duty, high-profile friendlies, US Open Cup play and the CONCACAF Champions League. The LA Galaxy have had numerous things to keep them preoccupied all season.
But now the LA squad will head into the MLS playoffs with a load of confidence buoyed by what has been one of the team’s most beneficial qualities from 2011: their uncanny ability to focus on the task at hand.
Before the season even kicked off, the Galaxy were guaranteed of 41 games. Add to that World Football Challenge fixtures against Real Madrid and Manchester City, and the Galaxy’s calendar looked daunting. Focusing on the upcoming match and not letting any distractions have helped the Galaxy win the Supporters’ Shield and gives the team plenty of confidence on their road towards MLS Cup.