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Last Updated: Monday July 20 2009 15:12 GMT

In pictures: Beckham booed on LA Galaxy return

LA Galaxy fans shouting and jeering at David Beckham

David Beckham wasn't exactly welcomed back with open arms by the fans of his American team LA Galaxy, during his first home game for the club since going on loan to AC Milan.

David Beckham hugs AC Milan's Ronaldinho

During a friendly match against the Italian side AC Milan, parts of the sell-out crowd jeered and booed the 34-year-old midfielder.

David Beckham looks to the sky as fans boo him during LA Galaxy's home fixture against AC Milan

Loads of Galaxy fans are annoyed that Becks missed the first half of America's Major League Soccer season because he extended his loan with the Italian side.

David Beckham leaves the game in the second half

Boos were louder than cheers as the players were introduced and it got worse every time Becks got the ball, even though he helped set up both goals for the club in their 2-2 draw.

Anti-Beckham banners held up by LA Galaxy fans

It can't have been much fun for the former England captain to run onto the pitch and see banners like this being held up by LA Galaxy fans.

David Beckham's wife and son, Romeo, watching the match with Tom Cruise

But he did have some supporters. His wife Victoria and middle son Romeo were there to cheer him on, along with celebrity friend Tom Cruise.

David Beckham clapping the fans

After the match, Beckham said he'd expected a few of the fans to be annoyed, but insisted "the majority of fans have been great".