Yet Another Galaxy Friendly

Look up the definition of 'overexposure' in the MLS dictionary and the first thing you will see is this:
As if last year's hectic second-half schedule/post-season tour wasn't enough of a lesson to the club, the Los Angeles Galaxy have already booked an aggressive agenda for the pre-season, including trips to Hawaii, China, Korea, and now Canada.

The latest stop announced in the ongoing David Beckham world tour is a late April/early May exhibition against the Vancouver Whitecaps... in Edmonton, which makes complete sense, since the Galaxy begin their MLS schedule in late March. The Edmonton Journal says an exact date will be confirmed next week, and the Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League (the pointy kind) will be involved in promoting the event.

"It's an event," said a source familiar with the negotiations aimed at bringing the Galaxy to Edmonton. "It's a one-off and he is one of the top five most recognized athletes in the world and he's a class act, a great ambassador for the sport."

The Galaxy have already played the Whitecaps once in the past three months, playing the USL team to a scoreless draw on November 7th. That game was played in Vancouver in front of 48,172.

Here are the non-MLS-related dates on the Galaxy's calendar for this spring:

Feb. 20 - Feb. 23: Pan-Pacific Championship - Honolulu, Hawaii

Mar. 1: vs. FC Seoul - Seoul, South Korea

Mar. 5: vs. China All-Star Union - Shanghai, China

April/May: vs. Vancouver Whitecaps - Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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