The big debut.
Almost as large a that of the final installation of Harry Potter.
Beckham will play tonight, not start but play. Wounded ankle and all.
The stars will be out and the eyes of the world will be upon him. Mine included.
The Major League Soccer side host Premiership big hitters Chelsea in Los Angeles tonight in a prestigious friendly which has been billed for weeks as Beckham’s baptism into the US soccer scene.