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Last Updated: Sunday, 17 June 2007, 21:28 GMT 22:28 UK
Spanish football photos

David Beckham (left) in action for Real Madrid against Mallorca

The Spanish league season reaches an exciting climax with Real Madrid and Barcelona vying for the Liga title

Roberto Carlos (left) and David Beckham in action for Real Madrid against Mallorca

David Beckham is chasing his first Spanish League title and knows victory in his final game against Mallorca will be enough

Fernando Varela (centre) is congratulated by his team-mates after scoring at the Bernabeu

Mallorca's Fernando Varela does not appear to have read the script though and puts the visitors ahead after 17 minutes

David Beckham reacts after screwing a shot wide

Real suffer a blow when Ruud van Nistelrooy is injured and Beckham screws a shot wide as they reach half-time behind

Barcelona skipper Carlos Puyol celebrates opening the scoring

Barcelona are faring much better at already-relegated Gimnastic - skipper Carlos Puyol puts them in front

Ronaldinho scores Barcelona's third goal against Gimnastic

Lionel Messi and Ronaldinho put Barca in command at half-time - if the scores stay the same, the Catalans win La Liga

Lionel Messi is congratulated by team-mate Deco after scoring Barcelona's fourth goal

Messi scores his second and Barcelona's fourth just after the break - they are doing all they can, but will Mallorca hold out?

David Beckham shouts encouragement to his team-mates from the sidelines

Back at the Bernabeu and Beckham is substituted for Jose Antonio Reyes - all he can do now is shout encouragement

Real Madrid fans unveil a flag giving thanks to David Beckham

The Real supporters show their appreciation to Beckham, but of more importance is the need to score twice

Jose Antonio Reyes (centre) celebrates scoring Real Madrid's equaliser

And Reyes duly obliges, equalising just two minutes after coming on - but with Barca winning, Real must score again

David Beckham (left) leads the celebrations after Mallorca's Angelo Basinas scored an own goal

Beckham may have an injured left leg, but that does not stop him celebrating Real's second goal which could win the title

Real Madrid boss Fabio Capello (right) is drenched as celebrations start early

Reyes then fires in a third to spark wild scenes on the bench as the realisation that a 30th La Liga crown is theirs sinks in

Barcelona coach Frank Rijkaard consoles captain Carlos Puyol after they lose the league title race to rivals Real Madrid

Barca win 5-1, but Real's superior head-to-head record in the league this season means they win the title

Real Madrid coach Fabio Capello is thrown into the air by his playersg

The celebrations in Madrid will go on long into the night - it is the Spanish giants' first league title in four years

David Beckham (centre) celebrates winning La Liga with his Real Madrid team-mates

It is a fitting end to Beckham's career in Spain - the midfielder now moves on to America to ply his trade with LA Galaxy

Beckham's Real career in photos
11 Jan 07 |  Football


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