What They're Saying: Chris Cognac

"The older boys, they get it. It's sports. But so many of the little boys and girls really look up to him. I'm worried they're not going to understand. They're just going to see somebody that they love and they care about that isn't going to be here anymore. It leaves a huge vacuum."

-- Hawthorne (Calif.) police sergeant Chris Cognac, on LA Galaxy forward Gyasi Zardes, who helped organize futsal games in a park once overrun by drug dealers and derelicts. Zardes was traded by the Galaxy to Columbus and will leave home after the U.S. men's national team camp ends. (Los Angeles Times)
1 comment about "What They're Saying: Chris Cognac".
  1. Wooden Ships, January 28, 2018 at 6:15 a.m.

    While I’ve not been a fan of GZ and his future with the USMNT, I am a huge fan of his off the pitch futsal contributions. That, of which I had no idea, is greater than sport. A real tip of the hat to you Gyasi and you should be proud.

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