This Is The Los Angeles Galaxy: Omar Gonzalez

This is Part 10 in a series of articles on the players who make up the 2010 Los Angeles Galaxy.

In our modern day and age, the dictionary will define the idiom known as "the diamond in the rough" as "One having exceptionally good qualities or the potential for greatness but lacking polish and refinement."

Los Angeles Galaxy defender Omar Gonzalez is an example of a diamond in the rough. A recipient of the 2009 MLS Rookie of the Year Award, Gonzalez stands at an imposing 1.96 meters and has proven to be a stalwart in the G's back line with Todd Dunivant, Gregg Berhalter and A.J. De La Garza.

However, Gonzalez has yet to harness the skills needed conduct-wise to up his game to new heights. At the age of 21, he has plenty of time to improve his game in ways never imagined.

Omar Gonzalez was born on Oct. 11, 1988 in Dallas, Texas. The son of Adrian and Maria Gonzalez, Omar holds a Mexican passport to go with dual citizenship, thus averting the troubles ...

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