In a short while we will find out if Beckham bows out with a title in hand. Real is in pole position to win the La Liga as they have a head to head advantage over Barca. A win is the only way that Barca can retain the title with a Real loss or a draw. However Sevilla could take it all with a win on the last day and if Real and Barca lose. They are two points behind the leaders.
Real meets Mallorca and there are reports that the Mallorca team has been offered €600 000 by Barca if they manage to avoid defeat in their crucial match away to Real Madrid this Sunday. These illegal payments are nothing new in the Liga and are called "suitcase payments". Barca alleges that Real also paid Espanyol players to draw their match.