Wednesday, March 18

Chivas USA takes its Official 2009 Team Photo

(From left to right) Top row: Justin Braun, Bobby Burling, Jim Curtin, Dan Kennedy, Zach Thornton, Lance Parker, Atiba Harris, Sasha Victorine, Shavar Thomas, Ante Razov

Middle: Carey Talley, Sacha Kljestan, Josh Beaumont, Kevin Esparza, Carlos LLamosa, Stephen Hamilton, Preki, Shawn Hunter, Leo Percovich, Anthony Garcia, Eduardo Lillingston, Ante Jazic, Jesse Marsch

Botton: Miguel Torres, Lawson Vaughn, Paulo Nagamura, Gerson Mayen, Michael Lahoud, Alecko Eskandarian, Jonathan Bornstein, Maykel Galindo, Jorge Flores, Jose Vargas, Raul Guerrero.

Chivas USA today wrapped up 24 hours of non-stop soccer celebration during the '24 Hours of Chivas USA' at L.A. LIVE. From 6 p.m. on Tuesday to 6 p.m. today, Chivas USA celebrated the opening of its 2009 season, which kicks off this Saturday, March 21 vs. Colorado Rapids, 7:30 p.m. at The Home Depot Center.

The ‘24 Hours of Chivas USA’ wrapped up when players and coaching staff took the Chivas USA’s Official 2009 Team Photo, before the event came to a close with a special presentation by the ChivaGirls.

Ahead of its March 21 season opener on Saturday at The Home Depot Center, Chivas USA was on-site at NOKIA Plaza with a unique interactive fan experience featuring music, prizes and appearances by players and the ChivaGirls.

Chivas USA kicks off its fifth campaign in Major League Soccer when it hosts the Colorado Rapids in an Opening Day match on Saturday, March 21 at 7:30 p.m. PT at The Home Depot Center. For more information on Chivas USA season tickets, as well as the unbeatable All-Star five-game pack (starting at just $50), please call 1-877-CHIVAS-1 or visit