This Is The Los Angeles Galaxy: Gregg Berhalter

This is Part 15 in a series of articles on the players that make up the 2010 Los Angeles Galaxy.

In the game of soccer, the job of a center-back is to stop opposing players, particularly the strikers, from scoring and to bring the ball out from their penalty area.

Besides having a good jumping, heading, and tackling ability, successful center-backs need to be able to concentrate, read the game well, and be brave and decisive in making last-ditch tackles on attacking players who might otherwise be through on goal.

One example of a successful center-back is Gregg Berhalter, one of the four towers that comprise the Los Angeles Galaxy backline.

Berhalter's leadership has allowed him to don the captain's armband for Bruce Arena's club when Landon Donovan and Edson Buddle are out on safari at the 2010 FIFA World Cup. His years of footballing experience have led him to play in the Netherlands, in England, and in Germany before joining Major League Soccer....

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