LA Galaxy center back Omar Gonzalez offers his first World Cup memory ahead of U.S. vs. Ghana

16 June 9:07 am

LA Galaxy center back Omar Gonzalez offers his first World Cup memory ahead of U.S. vs. Ghana

By Adam Serrano

On Monday, LA Galaxy center back Omar Gonzalez will develop a lasting memory of his very first World Cup match when the U.S. takes on Ghana in their Group G opener.

But what about Gonzalez's first World Cup memory?

That goes back to the 1994 FIFA World Cup when Gonzalez was just a child living outside of Dallas. 

"My first World Cup memory as a kid was at the Cotton Bowl, I got a chance to go to a few games as a volunteer," Gonzalez recently told LAGalaxy.com. "When I was there, my mom tells me that I used to mimic Bebeto's celebration." 

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Think Gonzalez will mimic that celebration if he scores?