Found August 15, 2013 on Fox Soccer:
Defender Omar Gonzalez has agreed to a new multiyear contract with the Los Angeles Galaxy, who have named him a designated player. The Galaxy announced the deal Thursday for the U.S. national team regular. Gonzalez joins Landon Donovan and Robbie Keane as the Galaxy's designated players, an honor reserved for MLS stars who can receive more lucrative contracts than other players. Gonzalez is the first American defender to be named a designated player. Gonzalez was named MLS' top defender in 2011 while the Galaxy won the league title. He returned from an injury to help Los Angeles to its second straight title last December, earning MLS Cup MVP honors. The 24-year-old Gonzalez is a three-time All-Star. He had been linked with possible moves to international clubs in recent years.

Gonzalez signs new LA Galaxy deal

Defending MLS Cup champions Los Angeles Galaxy reached a multi-year deal to make Omar Gonzalez their third Designated Player on Thursday. Gonzalez joins Landon Donovan and club captain Robbie Keane, as the club's third Designated Player. The defender took to Twitter to express his excitment and appreciation: Thank you for the love and support. You guys make all of this so much...

Defender Omar Gonzalez becomes LA Galaxy's third designated player

LA Galaxy defender Omar Gonzalez, the 2009 MLS Rookie of the Year and the 2011 MLS Defender of the Year, agreed to a new multi-year contract, becoming the team’s third Designated Player.  Stars Landon Donovan and Robbie Keane are the Galaxy's other two Designated Players. With his good size and quality skills, Gonzalez was sure to draw interest from overseas clubs had the...
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