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The Best LA Galaxy Players In MLS History

February 18, 2020 1.5k votes 125 voters 1.1k views50 items

List RulesVote up the top players ever on the LA Galaxy roster.

The best players ever to lace up their cleats for the LA Galaxy have been part of a legacy of improving the sport of soccer in the United States as part of the MLS. All the Los Angeles Galaxy stars of past and present have had a hand in crafting the history of their club team.

Some of the top Galaxy players have recognizable names like Landon Donvoan and David Beckham, who have helped raise the profile of the LA Galaxy in Major League Soccer, while other talented players like goalie Donovan Ricketts and defender Danny Califf might have flown under the radar while establishing themselves among the class of the Galaxy franchise.

So which of these players from the LA Galaxy's history through 2020 deserves to rank near the top of the list? Who are the best Galaxy players of all time? Vote below, and if you see any players missing from the list who should be considered, feel free to add them as well.

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    David Beckham

    Midfielder

    BirthplaceLeytonstone, London, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Galaxy career: 2007-2012

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    BirthplaceDublin, Republic of Ireland

    NationalityRepublic of Ireland

    Galaxy career: 2011-2016

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    #269 of 325 The Most Obnoxious Athletes#3 of 76 The Best MLS Players Of All Time

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    Landon Donovan

    Forward, Midfielder

    BirthplaceOntario, California, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Galaxy career: 2005-2014, 2016

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    BirthplaceMalmö Municipality, Sweden

    NationalitySweden

    Galaxy career: 2018-2019

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    Cobi Jones

    Midfielder

    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Galaxy career: 1996-2007

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    BirthplaceGuatemala City, Guatemala

    NationalityGuatemala

    Galaxy career: 2002-2004, 2008

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    BirthplaceSan Salvador, El Salvador

    NationalityEl Salvador

    Galaxy career: 1996-2003

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    Alexi Lalas

    Defender

    BirthplaceBirmingham, Michigan

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Galaxy career: 2001-2004

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    BirthplaceDallas, Texas

    NationalityUnited States of America, Mexico

    Galaxy career: 2009-2015

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    Kevin Hartman

    Goalkeeper

    BirthplaceAthens, Ohio

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Galaxy career: 1997-2006

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    Greg Vanney

    Defender

    BirthplaceSouth Boston, Virginia

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Galaxy career: 1996-2003, 2008-2009

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    Giovani dos Santos

    Forward, Midfielder

    BirthplaceMonterrey, Mexico

    NationalitySpain, Mexico

    Galaxy career: 2015-2018

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    Eduardo Hurtado

    Forward

    BirthplaceEsmeraldas, Ecuador

    NationalityEcuador

    Galaxy career: 1995-1998

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    Juninho

    Midfielder

    BirthplaceGoiânia, Brazil

    NationalityBrazil

    Galaxy career: 2010-2015, 2019

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    Jorge Campos

    Forward, Goalkeeper

    BirthplaceAcapulco, Mexico

    NationalityMexico

    Galaxy career: 1996-1997

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    Steven Gerrard

    Midfielder

    BirthplaceWhiston, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom, England

    Galaxy career: 2015-2016

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    Robin Fraser

    Defender

    BirthplaceKingston, Jamaica

    NationalityUnited States of America, Jamaica

    Galaxy career: 1996-2000

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    Peter Vagenas

    Midfielder

    BirthplacePasadena, California

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Galaxy career: 2000-2008

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    BirthplaceHawthorne, California

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Galaxy career: 2003-2007

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    Ezra Hendrickson

    Defender

    BirthplaceLayou, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

    Galaxy career: 1997-2003

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    Todd Dunivant

    Defender

    BirthplaceWheat Ridge, Colorado

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Galaxy career: 2005-2006, 2009-2015

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    Tyrone Marshall

    Defender

    BirthplaceKingston, Jamaica

    NationalityJamaica

    Galaxy career: 2002-2007

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    Danny Pena

    Midfielder

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, Inglewood, California

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Galaxy career: 1997-2001

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    Simon Elliott

    Midfielder

    BirthplaceWellington, New Zealand

    NationalityNew Zealand

    Galaxy career: 1999-2003

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    Sebastian Lletget

    Midfielder

    BirthplaceCalifornia

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Galaxy career: 2015-present