LAFC visited the State Capitol in Sacramento on Monday, April 24 as the California State Senate, State Assembly and Governor Gavin Newsom honored the Club during official proceedings of the State legislative branches to commemorate the team’s 2022 MLS Cup Championship.
Assemblymember Reggie Jones-Sawyer presented LAFC Managing Owners Bennett Rosenthal and Brandon Beck, Co-President & CBO Larry Freedman, Co-President & General Manager John Thorrington, Assistant Technical Director & LAFC Ambassador Jordan Harvey and MLS Cup Champion goalkeeper Maxime Crépeau on the floor of the State Assembly; and State Senator Maria Elena Durazo presented the group on the Senate floor.
Additionally, California Governor Gavin Newsom met the group and commended LAFC for bringing the MLS Cup to the Golden State.
The reigning MLS Cup Champions are off to a strong start to the 2023 MLS Regular Season, remaining unbeaten in the Club’s first eight matches (5-0-3), setting a new club record for an unbeaten start to the season.
LAFC is also now in the Concacaf Champions League Semifinals against the Philadelphia Union, playing on the road April 26 in the first leg and then hosting the second leg at BMO Stadium on Tuesday, May 2 at 7 p.m. PST.