The LA Galaxy is one of the most revered and successful clubs in Major League Soccer (MLS). These five-time MLS Champions have reached a level of excellence that few other clubs have enjoyed. Founded in 1996, the LA Galaxy is one of the biggest sports draws in the Los Angeles area. The overwhelming popularity can be directly attributed to the club's successful marketing campaigns and thrilling victories. The talent pool of the LA Galaxy's both national and international superstars, including Zlatan Ibrahimovic, David Beckham and Mauricio Cienfuegos, has catapulted the Los Angeles area into becoming a soccer mecca. Fans who come to the Dignity Health Sports Park are never disappointed. This state-of-the-art facility offers a number of perks to keep fans entertained. The LA Galaxy's mascot, Cozmo, is always on hand to get the crowd amped up and ready for game time. Fans can purchase LA Galaxy tickets and find scheduling information, at StubHub.
Which stadiums have the LA Galaxy called home?
The LA Galaxy has used two different stadiums for home games since 1996. Home games were first played at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California from 1996 until 2002. In 2003, the team moved its home games to Dignity Health Sports Park (previously Home Depot Center), which is a soccer-specific stadium located on the campus of California State University at Dominguez Hills in Carson, California
How is tailgating at Dignity Health Sports Park?
Tailgaiting is a very important part of the LA Galaxy experience. It is the goal of Dignity Health Sports Park to provide a safe and comfortable environment for fans and guests. Dignity Health Sports's partnership was created to make a memorable fan experience. Fans are invited to gather in designated tailgating areas where they can eat, drink and socialize. Ambassadors are on standby to ensure the festivities run in a smooth manner.
What notable international players have suited up with the LA Galaxy?
The following LA Galaxy players are five of the world's best soccer players. Sweden's Zlatan Ibrahimovic was already a solid player with records before he came to the Galaxy. In addition to winning 30 career trophies, he scored his 500th goal with the Galaxy. David Beckham of England had also reached superstar status with Manchester United before suiting up with the Galaxy. He helped the team win MSL championships in 2011 and 2012. Mauricio Cienfuegos joined the Galaxy at its inception in 1996 and retired in 2003. In 206 appearances, he scored 35 goals and helped the Galaxy gain prominence; Guatemalan Carlos Ruiz helped the Galaxy win its first MLS championship. He also scored 24 goals and won MVP honors. He is considered the best Guatemalan player ever. Robbie Keane from Ireland helped the Galaxy win 3 championships (2011, 2012, 2014). He is a legend in Europe and holds the record for being Ireland's all-time leading scorer, with 56 goals.
What is the LA Galaxy Ring of Honor?
The LA Galaxy Ring of Honor is a permanent tribute to players who have been the personification of commitment, devotion and winning tradition. Only a few players have received the honor of being inducted into the LA Galaxy Ring of Honor. Honorees must meet the following criteria: retired from the MSL for three years, played MLS for at least five years and met the merit standards as judged by former players and staff. The three players currently inducted into the LA Galaxy Ring of Honor are Cobi Jones, Doug Hamilton and Mauricio Cienfuegos.
Which years did the LA Galaxy win the MSL championships?