Lalas does it his way
October 7, 2005
By Ives Galarcep
Three years ago, that line would have made most in the soccer world laugh out loud and choke on their orange wedges. In 2005, the sentence serves as a cruel reminder of how quickly fortunes can change in soccer, especially in MetroStars land.
On Oct. 20, 2002, Lalas was drinking champagne after winning his first MLS Cup with the Los Angeles Galaxy. With his playing days winding down, Lalas soaked in the scene and pondered what would be the ...