Alexi Lalas Talks AT&T MLS All-Star Game with B/R’s Thomas Atzenhoffer

The AT&T MLS All-Star Game is only a day away, and as anticipation builds, I had the chance to spend an afternoon on the phone with former Major League Soccer star Alexi Lalas talking about the upcoming match and all things soccer. Lalas has a resume that would make any American soccer player proud. His career achievements include the 1991 Hermann Trophy, representing the United States as a two-time Olympian in 1992 and 1996, as well as being a member of both the 1994 and 1998 World Cup squads. Lalas also enjoyed a great club career with time in Italy, Ecuador and the United States' MLS. His last career move to the L.A. Galaxy is where he finally achieved major club success. During his three seasons with the Galaxy, he raised the 2000 CONCACAF Champions' Cup, 2001 US Open Cup, 2002 MLS Cup and the 2002 MLS Supporters Shield before retiring in 2003. However, a lot of things have changed since the ESPN analyst and Major League Soccer Hall of Fame inductee last played in an MLS All-Star Game in 1999. During his time in the league, MLS All-Star games were played in a traditional East versus West or U.S. ...
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