MEDIA STATEMENT FROM TOM PAYNE, PRESIDENT BUSINESS OPERATIONS, L.A GALAXY

"We were not in a position to absolutely guarantee David Beckham's availability for LA Galaxy game against the Queensland Roar on December 11.

"To avoid disappointment for the many fans that were expected to travel to Brisbane from all parts of Australia for this event, it was decided to postpone this game before tickets went on sale to the general public.

"Those fans with tickets as a result of a priority pre-purchase this week will receive a full refund.

"We are very hopeful that we will be able to re-schedule the game in Brisbane in the near future and will make this a priority for our organization.

"The game to be played on December 6th in Auckland, New Zealand against an Oceana All-Star Invitational Team will take place as scheduled with a full Galaxy squad."