The Los Angeles Galaxy are a professional soccer team that compete in the Western Conference of Major League Soccer (MLS), which is the top level of professional soccer in the United States. The Galaxy are based in Carson, which is a suburb of Los Angeles. They are one of the most successful teams in the MLS and have won the MLS Cup (the League Championship) 3 times, the US Open Cup twice and the CONCACAF Champions’ League once. In 2007 the club signed the famous English player David Beckham and gained worldwide exposure. If you have ever wondered where the Los Angeles Galaxy play their home games, keep reading to find out.
Where do the Los Angeles Galaxy play?
The Galaxy play at The Home Depot Center, which is located at the California State University campus in Carson, California. The stadium is approximately 10 miles south of Downtown Los Angeles. The Galaxy have played at this stadium since it was opened in 2003. This stadium was designed specifically for soccer and took over a year to build with a total cost of about $87 million. The stadium usually seats 27,000 people, but for certain games the capacity can be increased to just over 30,000. The Galaxy share the stadium with Chivas USA, which is another team that compete in the MLS. The complex is also home to a velodrome, tennis stadium, and track and field facility.
Did you know?
Before moving into The Home Depot Center the Galaxy played at the Rose Bowl. During this time they also played some games in the US Open Cup at the Titan Stadium.