Is it only me, or does anyone else find this arrangement to be tacky? From the latest press release: CARSON, CA (Wednesday, July 06, 2005) - The Los Angeles Galaxy announced that beginning today the club will be auctioning off an exclusive opportunity to participate in the > "> Dream Team> "> for the upcoming Galaxy-Real Madrid match on July 18 at 7:30 pm at The Home Depot Center. Imagine walking out on The Home Depot Center's pitch in front of a sold-out crowd of 27,000 side-by-side with David Beckham, Real Madrid and the L.A. Galaxy during the starting lineups. > > "We are extremely pleased to be able to offer this unique opportunity for eighteen lucky kids to walk out onto the stadium field with their favorite stars from Real Madrid and the Galaxy before one of the biggest games in our club's history," said Galaxy President and General Manager Doug Hamilton. "It is a never-to-be-repeated chance to stand next to some of the best players in our sport." > > Among the 18 spots that will be auctioned off on E-Bay, fans will have to opportunity to bid specifically on the chance to walk out with three select players during the starting lineups, side-by-side with either David Beckham, Ronaldo or Zinedine Zidane. > > This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for any boys and girls between the ages of eight (8) and fourteen (14). Check out the auction descriptions and start bidding on these exclusive offerings by going to www.lagalaxy.com <http://www.lagalaxy.com>. In order to participate in this event, you must have tickets to the Real Madrid-Galaxy game. To purchase tickets go online now or call the Galaxy front office at 1-877-3GALAXY. > Although, I am willing to bet that they know their crowd and there will be people willing to pay good money to let some tyke hold hands with Beckham.