Thursday, January 15, 2009

The 5 Ws of Omar González

WHO: Omar González

WHAT: New Galaxy defender

WHERE: St. Louis

WHEN: Thursday, Jan. 15, 2009

WHY: He's 6-foot-5, is a central defender, was a Hermann Trophy semifinalist, NSCAA/adidas First Team All-American and College Cup Defensive MVP.

Other Notes: He was born and raised in Dallas. Both of his parents are of Mexican heritage. After high school, UNAL Tigres of the Mexican First Division offered him a professional contract. Even though his family is orginally from Monterrey, he turned it down to go to the University of Maryland instead. He is the youngest of four children.

He also answered a question in Spanish.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Welcome to the LA Galaxy, Omar!!! Hope you're excited to come & play & work hard in LA! We'll all be very much looking forward to watching you play and hopefully become an integral member of our team.