Satellite Feed Alert - Countdown to David Beckham's U.S. Arrival Sparks Debate on the Future of Futbol and Football

    NFL Star Reggie Bush Challenges Beckham on the Gridiron as World-class
    Athletes Trade Sports for a Day

    TORONTO, June 26 /CNW/ -

    WHAT:  Prior to his MLS debut with the LA Galaxy this summer,
           international soccer superstar David Beckham met with New Orleans
           Saints standout Reggie Bush to share their respective sports,
           prepare Becks for life in North America and spur the rivalry of
           futbol versus football. Beckham attempts a future career with the
           pigskin, while Bush takes a stab at futbol, European style.

           Footage includes:

           Futbol meets Football shows Reggie Bush and David Beckham as never
           seen before, in an authentic and inspiring way.

           -   David and Reggie meeting for the first time in Madrid
           -   David getting dressed in a New Orleans Saints football uniform
               with the number 23
           -   David attempting a record-breaking field goal
           -   David learning how to punt
           -   Reggie teaching David how to run with the football
           -   David taking penalty kicks on Reggie
           -   Reggie attempting to "Bend it like Beckham"
           -   Reggie tackling David
           -   David scoring a touchdown while Reggie plays defense

           Satellite Feed
           Wednesday, June 27, from 9:00 - 9:30 a.m. ET/6 - 6:30 a.m. PT
           (15 minute approx.)
           GALAXY 26 (IA-6)/C11
           93 Degrees West
           Downlink Frequency: 3920.000 V
           Bandwidth: 36 MHz

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