Alexi Lalas, a current analyst and podcaster for Fox Soccer, is a former professional soccer player who played mostly as a defender.
Lalas was a part of United States men’s national soccer team in the 1994 FIFA World Cup. Following the 94′ World Cup, Lalas went on to become the first American to play in Italy’s top division, Serie A.
Alexi Lalas Net Worth 2019: $2 Million
Alexi Lalas, the former professional soccer and United States national team member and current Fox Soccer analyst has a reported net worth of approximately $2 million.
Alexi Lalas was born in Birmingham, Michigan, on June 1, 1970. Lalas did not begin playing soccer until he was 11-years-old.
Lalas attended Cranbrook Kingswood School in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan and was named the 1987 Michigan High School Player of the Year during senior year.
Alexi Lalas played college soccer at Rutgers University from 1988 to 1991.
Lalas played his first game for the United States men’s national team on March 12, 1991.
Lalas started and played for all ninety minutes in the four U.S. games of the 1994 FIFA World Cup .
Following the 1994 World Cup, Lalas signed with Italian soccer club Padova, becoming the first American to play in Serie A. Lalas last played for Padova on February 25, 1996.
Prior to the inaugural Major League Soccer (MLS) draft in February 1996, the league allocated high-profile players throughout the league’s ten teams. The MLS placed Lalas with the New England Revolution.
In November 1997, the Revolution loaned Lalas to Ecuadorian First Division Club Emelec for a month. He returned to New England at the end of December only to find himself traded to the MetroStars on February 4, 1998.
Lalas spent one season with the Wizards before announcing his retirement on October 10, 1999.
Just over a year later, he returned to playing when he signed with the Los Angeles Galaxy as a discovery player on January 14, 2001. Nearly three years later, he retired again, this time permanently, on January 12, 2004.
Recently Alexi Lalas considers the soccer leagues all around the world as development league on the state of Union Podcast.