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.
Thursday, January 15, 2009
Posted by LA Galaxy at 4:00 PM