Becks is healthy, fit and motivated, says Galaxy president Lalas

Last updated at 14:06 20 March 2008

Los Angeles Galaxy president and general manager Alexi Lalas insisted David Beckham is fit and "ready to go".

The midfielder will be hopeful of winning his 100th cap in Paris next week after the midfielder was included in Fabio Capello's provisional 30-man squad.

David Beckham, LA Galaxy v Sydney, Feb 2008

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"He's a great player and I think he would help any national team in the

world," said Lalas.

"At the Galaxy we are so proud having any of our players called up, especially

David because it could be his 100th cap."

As for Beckham's fitness, former USA international Lalas said on Sky Sports

News: "I'm telling you right now, you are getting a player who is healthy, fit, motivated and ready to help England.

"He's ready to go."

Walcott, meanwhile, said on his club's website, "I celebrated my

19th birthday on Sunday, so the call-up is a great birthday present for me.

"I'm looking forward to meeting up with all of the lads after the weekend's


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