LA Galaxy players Sebastian Lletget, Robbie Rogers, Baggio Husidic, Tommy Meyer and Bradford Jamieson IV know how to pack a stadium. Here, in fall’s finest suits and sportswear, they dish on life—both on and off the field.
Bradford Jamieson IV, No.38
Hometown: Los Angeles.
Big break My first MLS goal and the [FIFA] U-20 World Cup.
Nickname BJ or IV.
When not on the field, you can find me… With the homies.
Best place to play soccer outside main stadium My backyard.
Pregame ritual Get turnt.
Personal on-field anthem “Say You Will” by Kanye West or “Oh My Dis Side” by Travis Scott.
Favorite sports figure Thierry Henry—he’s a straight baller.
Advice to young athletes Never let someone tell you that you’re not good enough. Ever.
Diet protocol Eat oatmeal, lots of fruit and lie about a healthy diet.
Cheat meal In-N-Out Burger.
Who would win a Galaxy arm-wrestling competition Me.
Robbie Rogers, No.14
Hometown: Huntington Beach.
Big break In 2007, [coach Siegfried] “Sigi” Schmid gave me my first opportunity as a professional.
Nickname My family calls me Robber or Wobbie.
When not on the field, you can find me… At home, always.
Best place to play soccer outside main stadium Corona Del Mar has a beach where we used to play growing up. Early-morning beach soccer games were always fun.
Pregame ritual I don’t shake [coach] Bruce [Arena]’s hand before games.
Personal on-field anthem “Respect” by Aretha Franklin.
Favorite sports figure Zinedine Zidane—he presented himself in a classy way.
Advice to young athletes There will be moments when things aren’t going your way but train hard and keep confident.
Cross-training Hiking. And I like to run trails.
Diet protocol I use Shakeology every morning. I also drink water all day.
Cheat meal Izakaya or In-N-Out Burger.
Who would win a Galaxy arm-wrestling competition Probably A.J. DeLaGarza.
Tommy Meyer, No.21
Hometown: St. Louis.
Big break Getting invited to the MLS Combine in 2012.
When not on the field, you can find me… At the beach.
Best place to play soccer outside main stadium The Rose Bowl Stadium.
Pregame ritual Coffee stop before heading into the stadium.
Favorite sports figure Carles Puyol. He’s retired now but during his time as a player, he played the game with a lot of passion and was a great leader as the captain of FC Barcelona.
Cross-training Hiking and swimming.
Diet protocol I try to get as much variety in my diet as I can to make sure I’m getting all the nutrients I need.
Cheat meal A dive bar for a burger.
Who would win a Galaxy arm-wrestling competition Ignacio Maganto.
Sebastian Lletget, No.17
Hometown: San Francisco.
Big break Coming to the LA Galaxy. Specifically, my first start against Columbus Crew SC.
Nickname Da’ Boy.
When not on the field, you can find me… Recovering.
Best place to play soccer outside main stadium San Francisco.
Pregame ritual I kiss my boots.
Personal on-field anthem “Let’s Hear It for the Boy” by Deniece Williams.
Favorite sports figure Kobe Bryant.
Advice to young athletes Never give up. It’s the ones who can take rejection and never take no as an answer who play pro. Remind yourself how far you’ve come to get where you want to be.
Cross-training Running on trails.
Diet protocol Controlling carb intake.
Cheat meal If I cheat, I’ll only take a tiny portion of something, but there’s nothing specific.
Who would win a Galaxy arm-wrestling competition Either myself or Alan Gordon.
Baggio Husidic, No.6
Hometown: Velika Kladusa, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Big break Coming to America.
When not on the field, you can find me… On the beach.
Best place to play soccer outside main stadium San Jose.
Pregame ritual No superstitions or rituals, but I like to eat a black-bean burger.
Personal on-field anthem The theme song from Rocky [“Gonna Fly Now” by Bill Conti].
Favorite sports figure Rich Roll, because he turned his life around at age 25 and is in the top 25 most fit athletes in the world.
Advice to young athletes Stay disciplined, don’t screw up in school.
Diet protocol Being a vegan.
Cheat meal Chipotle.
Who would win a Galaxy arm-wrestling competition Alan Gordon.
Photography by Chad Pitman
Styling by Kris Zero