Robbie Keane’s perfect week ended with the first league medal of his career as the LA Galaxy defeated the Houston Dynamo in the MLS Cup final late Sunday night.
Fresh from Ireland’s Euro 2012 qualification, Keane played a major part as the Galaxy scored a 1-0 win to lift the championship trophy at their Home Depot Center stadium.
It was the Dubliner who supplied the winning pass to Landon Donovan in the 72nd minute for the only goal of the game in LA.
The Irishman admitted to fatigue after a hectic fortnight with club and country.
“It’s been a long two weeks but a great two weeks,” said Keane as he tasted success with his club just days after helping Ireland to Euro 2012 play-off victory over Estonia.
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“I have played six games in two weeks now and it is taking an effect.
“The last week was a very tiring week, to be honest. I was a bit tired tonight.
“The travelling got to me a little bit towards the end. Six games in two weeks - it’s a bit tough, but we won and that’s the main thing.”
As the Galaxy celebrated their first title success since 2005, their fans were still none the clearer as regards David Beckham’s future.
The former England captain is now out of contract in LA and has been offered a lucrative deal to return to Europe by French club Paris St Germain.
Beckham refused to announce any decision on his future after the game but is expected to say what he is doing this week.