Alexi Lalas, a member of the National Soccer Hall of Fame and one of the sport’s most recognizable personalities, joined FOX Sports in January 2015 to serve its family of networks as a lead studio and game analyst. In 2017, he was named lead studio analyst for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, providing in-depth analysis from FOX Sports’ state-of-the-art studio in Moscow’s iconic Red Square.
Best known as a standout defender on the U.S. Men’s National Team (U.S. MNT) during the 1994 World Cup, Lalas was also a member of the 1992 U.S. Olympic Team and the 1998 World Cup squad.
He was the first American to play in Italy’s top division, Serie A, with club Padova, before moving to the MLS in 1996, the league’s inaugural season. One of the first signings for Major League Soccer, Lalas began his MLS career with the New England Revolution. He went on to play for the MetroStars, Kansas City Wizards and the Los Angeles Galaxy.
He enjoyed much of his on-field success with the LA Galaxy, winning the Concacaf Champions Cup, the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup and the MLS Cup in 2002. Following his retirement in 2002, he was appointed President and General Manager of the San Jose Earthquakes; he served the same role with the New York MetroStars in 2005 and LA Galaxy in 2008 before joining ESPN.
On the collegiate level, Lalas was a three-time captain at Rutgers and the only soccer player to receive three All-America honors. He helped Rutgers to its first No. 1 ranking in the history of the program during his senior year. He was also named to a trio of Atlantic 10 All-Conference teams and a was a four-time Mid-Atlantic Region choice. During his time “On The Banks,” the Scarlet Knights went a combined 71-15-8 with Atlantic 10 Championships in 1990 and 1991.
Lalas has contributed to FOX Sports’ coverage of the UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, England’s FA Cup, Major League Soccer, U.S. MNT matches, Concacaf Gold Cups, UEFA European Championship Qualifiers, FIFA Women’s World Cup™ in 2015, and Copa America in 2016. He also hosts the weekly podcast ALEXI LALAS’ STATE OF THE UNION.
Lalas came to FOX Sports from ESPN, where he was the lead studio analyst for the network’s coverage of the 2006, 2010 and 2014 FIFA World Cups™. He also provided analysis on Major League Soccer, U.S. MNT matches and international soccer events including the UEFA European Championships and FIFA Confederations Cups.
One of the best defenders in American soccer history, Lalas was elected to the National Soccer Hall of Fame in 2006. Lalas is also a member of the Rutgers Sports Hall of Fame (1998) and Rutgers Soccer’s 75th All-Anniversary Team. As a broadcaster, Lalas was the first-ever soccer analyst nominated in the Outstanding Sports Personality category at the 39th annual Sports Emmys.
How do I book Alexi Lalas to speak at my event?
Our experienced booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure speakers like Alexi Lalas for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment since 2002. Click the Check Schedule button above and complete the form on this page to check availability for Alexi Lalas, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get speaking fee information and check availability for Alexi Lalas or any other speaker of your choice.
How much does it cost to book Alexi Lalas for a speaking engagement?
Speaking fees for Alexi Lalas, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The estimated fee for a live event is $50,000 - $100,000. For the most current speaking fee to hire Alexi Lalas, click the Check Schedule button above and complete the form on this page, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak directly with an experienced booking agent.
What topics does Alexi Lalas speak about?
Where does Alexi Lalas travel from?
Alexi Lalas generally travels from Los Angeles, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances.
Who is the agent for Alexi Lalas?
AAE Speakers Bureau has successfully secured keynote speakers like Alexi Lalas for clients worldwide since 2002. As a full-service speaker booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Please click the Check Schedule button above and complete the form on this page including the details of your event, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Alexi Lalas for your next private or corporate function.
What is a full-service speaker booking agency?
AAE Speakers Bureau is a full-service speaker booking agency, meaning we can completely manage the speaker’s or celebrity’s engagement with your organization from the time of booking your speaker through the event’s completion. We provide all of the services you need to host Alexi Lalas or any other speaker of your choice, including offer negotiation, contractual assistance, accounting and billing, and event speaker travel and logistics services. When you book a speaker with us, we manage the process of hosting a speaker for you as an extension of your team. Our goal is to give our clients peace of mind and a best-in-class service experience when booking a speaker with us.
Why is AAE Speakers Bureau different from other booking agencies?
If you’re looking for the best speaker recommendations, paired with a top-notch customer service experience, you’re in the right place. At AAE Speakers Bureau, we exclusively represent the interests of our clients - professional organizations, companies, universities, and associations. We intentionally do not represent the speakers we feature or book. That is so we can present our clients with the broadest and best performing set of speaker options in the market today, and we can make these recommendations without any obligation to promote a specific speaker over another. This is why when our agents suggest a speaker for your event, you can be assured that they are of the highest quality with a history of proven success with our other clients.
Alexi Lalas is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Olympic Sports, Soccer and Athlete. The estimated speaking fee range to book Alexi Lalas for live events is $50,000 - $100,000. Please contact us for virtual event fees. Alexi Lalas generally travels from Los Angeles, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Tim Howard, Landon Donovan and Brandi Chastain. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Alexi Lalas for an upcoming event.
Nobody could believe that Barcelona looked as bad as they did and while the spotlight was put on the Catalans, Alexi Lalas said that it had less to do with them ...
As fans of the U.S. national teams debated the rule, broadcaster Alexi Lalas — the former men's national team player and a longtime soccer executive and ...
Former MLS and U.S. National Team player Alexi Lalas on the state of soccer in ... and North America,” Lalas told the FOX Business Network's Maria Bartiromo ...
Alexi Lalas won one Major League Soccer title as a player and has seen many more as a broadcaster. On Saturday night, when Toronto F.C. hosts the Seattle ...
We are happy to assist you with your interest in booking a speaker or celebrity for your event, your organization, and the type of talent you would like to secure, and an agent will be in touch shortly.
Fill out the form below to or call us at 1-800-698-2536 if need immediate assistance.
I cannot say enough positive things about AAE Speakers Bureau. They were prompt in their responses, and were incredibly helpful with all of my questions and concerns. Their role in the planning process allowed for a smooth and successful event. It truly felt like they were invested in the event and wanted the best outcome for our organization.
- C. Gross, Target
We want to thank you for all your efforts to ensure the speaker's visit to Facebook was a success. Everything you did, all the communication and coordination you shared with us, led to an event that will no doubt be remembered by attendees for the rest of their lives. We are enormously grateful he was able to share his story with us.
- M. Piro, Facebook
The event was a strong success, and we are getting rave reviews from individuals all throughout the organization. Thank you for your support with booking and coordinating the speakers. You were very professional, customer service focused, and execution oriented. We appreciate your approach and look forward to the potential opportunity to work with AAE Speakers Bureau again.
- A. Yiadom, Pfizer
I have worked with many agencies to book guest speakers over the past 5 years. My experience with AAE has been the best. The website, search facilitation software, and speaker briefs were great. The follow-up and support from the sales agent and logistics manager were excellent. We will no doubt be in touch next year.
- K. Sanders, Coca Cola HBC
Thank you, thank you, thank you for your agency's incredible support in arranging for this event. I can say that our enthusiasm - which was already high - has now gone through the roof. The team at AAE has been essential in the process and are now heroes in our office.
- R. Douglas, University of Virginia
This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.
All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.