Cobi Jones is a Southern California sports legend, maintaining the title of the longest standing member of the LA Galaxy dynasty. Cobi spent 15 seasons with the Galaxy, as both a player and coach from 1996 – 2010. A 2011 US Soccer Hall of Fame inductee, Cobi is a two-time MLS Cup winner (2002, 2005) and a CONCACAF Champions Cup winner (2001), with a storied international career with the U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team. The 1998 US Soccer male player of the year and a permanent fixture with the team from 1992- 2004. He played in three World Cups (1994, 1998, 2002) and has the most international appearances for the Men’s side with 164 caps. He is also an Olympian (1992- Barcelona). Prior to his MLS career, Cobi played overseas in the Premiere League with Coventry City and in Brazil with Vasco de Gama.
Today, Cobi is one of the sport’s preeminent broadcasters working with FOX Sports, where he was part of both the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup and 2018 FIFA World Cup broadcast teams, both as a game analyst (2018) and co-hosting World Cup Tonight (2018-2019). He is the lead English language analyst for Fox’s coverage of Liga MX and covers the Bundesliga, US Men’s National Team games, CONCACAF Champions League, the Gold Cup, and various FIFA tournaments for Fox. Cobi has been in the booth as the color commentator calling the LA Galaxy matches since 2012 for Spectrum SportsNet, Pac-12 Network, BeIn Sports, Next VR and he was also part of the 2012 NBC Olympic coverage.
A UCLA Hall of Famer and 1990 NCAA Champion with the Bruins, Cobi works closely with the LA2028 Olympic Committee, The Rose Bowl Institute, the LA84 Foundation, Cal South, AYSO, and the U.S. Soccer Foundation. He represented the White House as part of the Presidential Delegation, attending both the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup Final in Canada and the 2014 FIFA Men’s World Cup Final in Brazil. He is also consistently part of the US State Department’s Sports Envoy Program.
Cobi is a proud investor/owner in the National Women’s Soccer League team Angel City FC in Los Angeles, continuing his support for all soccer in the Los Angeles community.
Cobi and his wife Kimberly have two sons, Cayden and Cai, and reside in Los Angeles.