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Beckham's L.A. Galaxy visit Toronto FC at Rogers Centre

David Beckham and the L.A. Galaxy were at the Rogers Centre to take on the Toronto FC in the first leg of their CONCACAF Champions League quarter-final series. A sell-out crowd of 47,658 people were in attendance to watch the TFC's biggest game in franchise history.

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The L.A. Galaxy's David Beckham warms up at the Rogers Centre, Tuesday.

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Torsten Frings, left, and Luis Silva of the Toronto FC practise at the Rogers Centre, Tuesday.

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David Beckham and Republic of Ireland striker Robbie Keane warm up for a training session at the Rogers Centre in Toronto, Tuesday.

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Members of the Toronto FC practise ahead of the biggest game in franchise history.

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David Beckham leaves the pitch at the Rogers Centre after practice, Tuesday.

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David Beckham warms up Wednesday night before game time.

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The L.A. Galaxy star stares toward the 45,000-person crowd at the Rogers Centre, Wednesday night.

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Streamers are let off from the stands at the start of the game.

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Fans celebrate at the begining of the match.

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Toronto FC's Richard Eckersley clears the ball from L.A. Galaxy's Edson Buddle.

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Toronto FC's Luis Silva, right, celebrates scoring his team's second goal against L.A. Galaxy with fellow goal scorer Ryan Johnson, left.

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Toronto FC's Luis Silva battles for the ball with L.A. Galaxy's David Beckham.

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L.A. Galaxy's Mike Magee sweeps the ball past Toronto FC goalkeeper Stefan Frei to make it 2-1.

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David Beckham bends the ball around the Toronto FC wall during first half action.

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David Beckham clears the streamers tossed from the stands before his corner kick.

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Beckham kicks his corner kick draped in a streamer thrown from the crowd.

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Toronto FC's goalkeeper Stefan Frei makes a save against the L.A. Galaxy.

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David Beckham races with TFC's Luis Silva.

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Fans jeer David Beckham during his corner kick at the Rogers Centre.

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Toronto FC's goalkeeper Stefan Frei makes a save as L.A. Galaxy's Edson Buddle hits the ground.

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David Beckham removes his boot during a break in play in the second half.

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David Beckham and his L.A. Galaxy teammates celebrate their late game-tying goal.

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