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By David Keene
Allowing states to innovate could reduce dependency on bureaucracy
Topic - Mls Cup
If Omar Gonzalez has absorbed one lesson over the past year, it's that the fast track to stardom isn't without its hurdles.
As Dwayne De Rosario fought back tears, the D.C. United captain could hardly speak. It was a stunning sight, really, to see such raw emotion out of a figure celebrated as a commanding presence on the pitch. Vulnerability is not a trait one associates with the 34-year-old.
To boast the elite services of David Beckham, Robbie Keane and Landon Donovan, the Los Angeles Galaxy shelled out more than $12 million during the 2011 Major League Soccer season. But when the club's three designated players were tested on the grandest of American soccer stages Sunday, they turned out to be worth every penny.