Cliche as it might sound, its true.
From the hardcore fans who populate Soccer Twitter to the longstanding relationships players of past and present glory treasure with the five-time MLS Cup champions, the LA Galaxy are more than a club, its a family.
Despite his shock trade to the Houston Dynamo in 2016, AJ De La Garza remains one of the team’s most popular figures and an extended member of the Galaxy family.
If you haven’t heard of the Luca Knows Heart story, this Player’s Tribute article penned by AJ is a good place to start. The DeLaGarza family’s strength and perseverance in the face of ultimate heartbreak will forever be etched in the hearts and minds of Galaxy faithful.
Also if you haven’t heard: The defender needs our help.
DATE: Tuesday, August 28th— AJ DeLaGarza (@AJD_20) August 2, 2018
TIME: appts. available 9am-3pm
LOCATION: Yoga Loft parking lot
ADDRESS: 1112 Ocean Drive, Manhattan Beach https://t.co/qrFiEarQXA
Squeamish about giving blood, or unable to make it to Manhattan on a Tuesday? You can always give a donation to the Luca Knows Heart page. (100% goes to the Heart Center at CHLA)