Getting to know ... Richard Mulrooney
Sometimes, we may forget that MLS players have lives outside of soccer, but every now and then, it's nice to find out a little bit more about our favorite players. Richard Mulrooney is a 5-9, 160-pound midfielder who sat down with FCdallas.net to show fans his lighter side.
Your most memorable soccer moment is: "I've been asked that before and I usually have the same response. Every moment on the field is special to me."
Your favorite pregame meal is: "Turkey sandwich."
Your favorite car is: "Ferrari."
Your first car was: "The one I am driving right now - a 1995 Honda Accord."
Your first job was: "Just yard and house work around the house."
Your favorite book is: "The Jordan Rules"
Your most memorable moment in life is: "It's a tie between my engagement night and my brothers wedding."
Your best friend in Major League Soccer is: "Carey Talley has really helped me on and off the field and I have to say that I wouldn't be at the level I am now without him."
If you could change one thing about the world, you would change: "Money is the root of all evilness. If I could, I would change the system somehow to make it not as important as it is right now to everybody."
The best prank you have ever pulled on a teammate: "Well, it wasn't on a teammate but on a trainer for the U.S. National Team. The trainer tried to pull one on Landon (Donovan) and myself, telling us that we had to travel to Mexico City for the third place game of the Gold Cup two years ago. We turned it on him and told people that we had canceled our girlfriends flights down to Miami and lost hundreds of dollars. The coaches got involved and didn't want the players upset. It was a joke all along because we never had flights for our girlfriends. The trainer got so mad that he was almost ready to quit. It was pretty funny."
Your favorite non-soccer team is: "I love covering just all of college football."
Your favorite movie of all-time is: "Platoon."
The funniest player you have ever played with is: "Because of his dry sense of humor, I would have to say Craig Waibel."
The most amazing thing you have ever seen in sports is: "The Miracle on Ice."