This Is The Los Angeles Galaxy: Dema Kovalenko

This is Part 22 in a series of articles on the players that make up the 2010 Los Angeles Galaxy.



The number eight is considered to be a lucky number in Chinese and other Asian cultures.

For Dema Kovelenko, he can bless his lucky stars that he has been bestowed with longevity as a fixture in Major League Soccer.

Kovalenko's MLS journey has seen him go through the Chicago Fire, D.C. United, New York Red Bulls, Real Salt Lake, and now the Los Angeles Galaxy.


Standing at a compact yet agile 5'8" (1.73 m), this veteran midfielder has also plied his trade in Germany and his native Ukraine. Kovalenko has already earned an Open Cup ring with the Fire and a MLS Cup with D.C. United. He will look to earn a second one as a member of the Galaxy.

Dmytro "Dema" Kovalenko was born on August 28, 1977 in Kiev, Ukraine. In those days, the Ukraine was still part of the Soviet Union, but t...

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