Victory to host Galaxy
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David Beckham will lock horns with Australia's Harry Kewell when Los Angeles Galaxy meet the A-League's Melbourne Victory for a December friendly.

The former England captain has visited Australia with the Galaxy twice before, but the 6 December match will be his first in Melbourne.

Kewell left Australia as a teenager for England and played for Leeds United and Liverpool before moving to Turkey's Galatasaray, in a 15-year career that has seen him contest four FIFA World Cup™ campaigns.

"Kewell is one of the greatest Australian players in history," Galaxy said. The USA side has never played Melbourne Victory, twice winners of the A-League, and said they were anticipating a tough clash.

Beckham brought Galaxy to Australia last November for a friendly against Newcastle Jets which they lost 2-1 - their second loss to an Australian side after a 5-3 defeat by Sydney FC in 2007.