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In the mid-1990s a young Baggio Hušidić escaped conflict and war in his home country of Bosnia and found both refuge and opportunity here in the United States. Now 29, he plays professional soccer for the LA Galaxy and calls Manhattan Beach home with his wife and newborn child. His is a story of struggle and soccer—two powerful and personal forces that shaped his allegiance to hard work and discipline, both on and off the field.
Before it was incorporated as North Manhattan Beach, the El Porto neighborhood oozed with sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll. Take a time machine back to days when pilots, rock stars and drug dealers outnumbered the Realtors, restaurants and yoga instructors.