What They're Saying: LAFC's Rich Orosco

"Our opportunity in L.A. is how do we tell the story differently. We're going to be big into music, art and fashion. The design aesthetic. We're going to be a great outlet for creativity. It's one of our club pillars."

-- Rich Orosco, the "head of marketing for culture and community" of Los Angeles FC, which will join MLS in 2018. (Los Angeles Times)

8 comments about "What They're Saying: LAFC's Rich Orosco".
  1. Randy Vogt, September 15, 2015 at 7:48 a.m.

    If they are going to be so creative, maybe they could come up with a better name than Los Angeles FC.

  2. Santiago 1314, September 15, 2015 at 10:18 a.m.

    How about "The WOWlaxy".!?!?.. Sounds Like they are going to be more into Glitz than Football... I'm so Tired of FC this and UNITED that.!!!...

  3. aaron dutch, September 15, 2015 at 10:42 p.m.

    Unless they build a real youth academy now not 3 years and USL teams now they will be horrible. This looks like a mess waiting to happen.

  4. Santiago 1314, September 16, 2015 at 10:28 a.m.

    It's not hard to Build a Competitive Team in MLS, in the First Year...Especially In LA...Look at Orlando and NYFC...The Level of MLS Players is pretty Standard, as are their Prices...Plug in Ronaldo and a Few other Underwear Models and BINGO...Team-in-a Box.!!!

  5. aaron dutch, September 16, 2015 at 12:27 p.m.

    thats funny, but if they want to get a fan base that is above 20k a match and any TV pull they really should not be lame. It would be a perfect partnership for a La Liga team to dump oldie but goodies to them.

  6. Santiago 1314, September 16, 2015 at 3:26 p.m.

    Casillas, Ramos, Xavi, Iniesta(soon)...etc..etc.. Get Zidane to Coach; Player-Coach.???..Hell he could probably Still Out Play 95% of the Players in MLS...as a Bonus, He could get Real Madrid to Loan us his Sons.

  7. Raymond Weigand, September 18, 2015 at 1:46 p.m.

    Music / Art / Fashion ... competing idea for Magic and Nomar and Mia ... More ... Further ... East ... to Riverside, CA ... and the name shall be = Travelling Blues and we crank Led Zeppelin after every goal! And we get sponsored by Blimpies !! That would be ... Awesome!

  8. Raymond Weigand, September 18, 2015 at 1:59 p.m.

    Marketing guy better first understand the product ... Family Entertainment. The entertainment is on the field = uniquely creative winning soccer - as unique as the players / a style of play created just for them. Folks like it when their team is a winner and they like it when they can identify with their team - a sense of belonging to a group that is unique and entertaining ... as themselves. Now - get to brain storming ideas! (...and quit running up big tabs and calling them off sight strategy sessions!) hahaha

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