No mixed loyalties for Becks

MILAN, Italy - David Beckham could hardly contain his excitement on the eve of the Champions League tie between AC Milan and Manchester United at the San Siro Stadium in Milan today.

MILAN, Italy - David Beckham could hardly contain his excitement on the eve of the Champions League tie between AC Milan and Manchester United at the San Siro Stadium in Milan today.

Beckham won this competition back in 1999 with United and left the club four years later to join Real Madrid. Yet this game will be the first time he has had the opportunity to run out against with his former United teammates.

Though he was a United fan in his boyhood, Beckham said he would have no mixed loyalties today.

"Of course it will be a very emotional match for me," he said.

"In the seven years since I left United, (today's) match will be the first time that I come up against (Sir Alex) Ferguson's team as an opposition player and I'll do everything I can to help Milan win." - Sapa-AFP

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