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Alexi Lalas

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Full namePanayotis Alexander Lalas
Height1.92 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing positionDefender

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Panayotis Alexander ("Alexi") Lalas (born June 1, 1970) is a retired American soccer player who played mostly as a defender for the United States national team in the 1994 FIFA World Cup. He became the first modern-era American soccer player to play in the Italian Serie A.

Following his playing career, Lalas served as President and General Manager of the San Jose Earthquakes, New York Red Bulls and Los Angeles Galaxy of Major League Soccer. He was elected to the National Soccer Hall of Fame in 2006.

He currently works as an analyst with ESPN and ABC Sports.

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