The LA Galaxy Insider Holiday Gift Guide

16 December 4:08 pm

The LA Galaxy Insider Holiday Gift Guide

By Adam Serrano

To prepare for the holiday season, I've compiled a list of interesting holiday items that you can buy for you or any other LA Galaxy or soccer fan in the family.

Check it out below.

LA GALAXY HOLIDAY BUNDLE

PRICE: $49.06

Perhaps the Galaxy's most impressive and extensive package for the holidays is this set of a galaxy t-shirt, scarf and Christmas tree ornaments . For my money, the tree ornaments might be the best bunch because after all who doesn't love kitschy Christmas tree decorations? 

LA GALAXY HOLIDAY PACK

PRICE: Starting at $84

Don't forget the actual gift of an LA Galaxy game, of course. In the Holiday Pack, you can get four tickets to the home opener against Real Salt Lake and two LA Galaxy beanies. 

GALAXY ORIGINALS QUASAR PRINT SHORTS

PRICE $75

Adidas sent me these shorts and the rest of the Galaxy Originals collection earlier this year and these shorts are certainly one of the best items included. Yes, they’re a bit pricy, but they’re a cool and subtle way to support the team plus they’re undoubtedly comfy.

LOS ANGELES AZTECS BUMPY PITCH SHIRT

PRICE: $30

Bumpy Pitch has created a number of qualify soccer lifestyle gear but my favorite is their black Los Angeles Aztecs shirt. The tee is high quality, fashionable and not to mention comfortable while also providing a tribute to the second most storied soccer team to ever play in Los Angeles. I’m happy to admit that I own this – and many other BP products – and it is in my regular rotation.

GALAXIANS T-SHIRT

PRICE: $20

The list would not be complete without some gear from the LA Galaxy’s supporters groups and this yellow t-shirt from the club’s oldest supporters group, the Galaxians is a must have no matter what SG you have. Anyone that appreciates retro yet modern soccer clothing will need to cop this shirt.

ANGEL CITY BRIGADE TOTE BAG

PRICE: $5

If bright yellow isn’t your scene, then take a look at this Angel City Brigade tote bag that has a variety of uses from hauling clothes or hauling groceries.  Remember that the proceeds from this item and the Galaxians shirt go directly to the SG’s as they look to add to the StubHub Center experience.

LA GALAXY JERSEY ART PRINT

PRICE: Mini $18 – X-Large $66

Jerry Seinfeld broke down sports fandom once stating that fans simply “cheer for clothes” and this is captured beautifully in my favorite piece of this list, an art print by Mark Yesilevskiy. The print of the LA Galaxy home jersey preparing to take a free kick is a must have for all Galaxy supporters. If you enjoy other teams, Yesilevskiy has a number of other options as well.

LANDON DONOVAN ART PRINT

PRICE:$35 - $75

Sticking with the theme of soccer art, how about a look at this fine Landon Donovan print of his celebration during the 2012 MLS Cup victory. At the price of $35 it is an affordable gift that would for well with any soccer themed decor. 

LA GALAXY THIRD KIT REPLICA

PRICE: $79.99

What do I think of the LA Galaxy third kit? You already know that Adam Serrano likes this. After all with the slick color scheme and the subtle homage to the Galaxy's first kit and the city of Los Angeles...what's not to like? 

FOOSEBALL BOTTLE OPENERS

PRICE: $48.00

Last but certainly not least are these Foosball bottle openers. At nearly 50 dollars, they’re a bit pricey, but anyone who grew up playing Foosball like I did would respect the novelty. After all, can you imagine pulling one of these little dudes out at a party?

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