Arena: LA Galaxy doesn't need prima donnas

LA Galaxy coach Bruce Arena would be far happier with a squad of players on solid ground versus any prima donna.

LA Galaxy coach Bruce Arena would be far happier with a squad of players on solid ground versus any prima donna.

Speaking about veteran U.S. international Eddie Lewis Arena was very clear he would take this 34 year old times 10.

"In a sport where you often have a lot of prima donnas and egos, you've got a guy who's on solid ground," Arena said of Lewis. "He's a fabulous individual and he commands respect in the locker-room. He's an honest guy, he gives a great effort every day and he'll do whatever you ask him to do. He always plays for the team first, which for the modern-day player is very unique.

"On top of everything else he happens to be an outstanding player. He's a guy who has the full package, and you rarely see that today. A lot of players are very selfish and think about themselves. Eddie's just a very well-rounded player and greatly respected by the club, not only by the players but management and everyone else. Everyone likes him because of the person he is."

LA Galaxy host D.C United March 22nd in their season opener.

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