Motzkin also sees the Beckham Samsung 2012 Olympics Global Ambassador announcement as a plus for Los Angeles sports business. “We live in the entertainment capital of the world. There are lots of intersections between sports and entertainment. It’s made Los Angeles the epicenter for sports and entertainment.”
The good news is a good morale booster for US Soccer’s goals at the 2012 London Summer Games. Qualifying soccer teams for the Summer Olympics has a special hurdle. Olympic competitors in soccer must be aged 22 and under to distinguish the competition from the quadrennial Soccer World Cup. With David Beckham as their role model, soccer’s Olympic hopefuls will have one more reason to kick faster, higher and stronger.
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