SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - 19-year old Julian Araujo is a first-time Major League Soccer All-Star and his parents made sure it was a special moment.
They came to Los Angeles from Lompoc and greeted Araujo with a sign that said, "Congrats you're an All-Star."
They also had a jersey, balloons and plenty of hugs.
Araujo, the Lompoc native, is a standout right back in his third season with the LA Galaxy.
He has three assists in his last 3 games.
The MLS All-Star game is on Wednesday, August 25 in Los Angeles.
They will play against a star-studded team from LIGA MX.