England midfielder David Beckham has criticized the “unprofessional” conduct of Los Angeles Galaxy team-mate Landon Donovan.
The American international had question Beckham’s commitment to the club and also the Major Soccer League.
Beckham, who has been on loan to Italian giants AC Milan, revealed he would be seeking to talk to Donovan.
Beckham said: “It’s unprofessional. In every football player’s eyes throughout the world it would be unprofessional to speak out about a team-mate, especially in the press and not to your face.
“In 17 years, I have played with the biggest teams in the world and the biggest players and not once have I been criticized for my professionalism.
“It’s important to get this cleared up.”
Beckham, recently recalled to the England set-up by manager Fabio Capello, added: “Me and Landon will talk, but that will be a private conversation.”