The Los Angeles Galaxy celebrate after defeating the Houston Dynamo 1-0 in the 2011 MLS Cup at The Home Depot Center on November 20, 2011 in Carson, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Carson, CA (Sports Network) - The Los Angeles Galaxy announced Tuesday that
the club has signed defender Oscar Sorto as a Homegrown Player.
Sorto is the first defender to be signed directly from the Galaxy Academy and
fourth player overall.
"It is a dream come true to join a club like the Galaxy, a team I have been a
fan of since I was kid," Sorto said in a statement. "Growing up watching
players like Mauricio Cienfuegos and Cobi Jones win championships motivated me
to become a professional. I am very happy to now be able to represent my
hometown like they did."
Sorto was a member of the club's Under-18 team that captured the 2011-12 SoCal
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