Watch: Omar Gonzalez dresses as Darth Vader in Pachuca welcome

Tuesday December 22nd, 2015

U.S. men's national team center back Omar Gonzalez is now a member of Pachuca in Liga MX, and while the charismatic Gonzalez is known for some eccentric videos (who could forget this Thanksgiving saxophone message?), Tuesday's introduction to the local press was something else.

Gonzalez dressed as Darth Vader, taking off his mask while being revealed as the club's newest player. The Galaxy sold Gonzalez for an undisclosed transfer fee on Tuesday, sending him to Mexico after seven seasons–and three MLS Cup titles– with the Galaxy. Now, he is in a Galaxy far, far away (Yup, did it.).

Watch the unique Star Wars press conference moment below:

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