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Any defenders you looked up to growing up?
"Alexi Lalas would be one of the names of players I looked up to. He was a
What's it like playing for a team that's bringing in David Beckham later this year?
"It’s definitely added a lot of excitement. It’s going to be crazy. It’s already been crazy. There’s a lot more media attention on us. It think it’s a big opportunity for everyone on the field, because it’s a lot more exposure for every player."Would you like to play in Europe one day?
"I would love to play abroad, but I’m happy to be here in MLS and I feel comfortable in LA right now."