SANDY (AP) - Come Saturday, with a match against his former MLS club Colorado, Real Salt Lake captain Kyle Beckerman no doubt will play with ferocity, dreadlocks flying and vocal chords straining as he barks at referees and opposing players.
Off the field, the soon-to-be 30-year-old has a temperament more like Daisy the bulldog, whom he lovingly petted after practice this week before happily stopping to pose for photos with six young fans.
It's a split personality as noticeable as his hair.
The passion has helped turn him into a leader in Utah, where nearly five years after his shocking trade he is the face of the franchise as well as its heart and soul.
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