Alan Gordon is taking the ultimate chance: mixing soccer diehards with free alcohol

Fire and ice. Oil and water. Jay and Solange. There are certain things you just don’t mix, and if the history of soccer hardcores tells us anything, adding alcohol to ultras is a bad move. Might as well give Gizmo a T-Bone when the clock strikes 12.

Alan Gordon’s ready to play Billy Peltzer next weekend – his way of extending an olive branch to the Galaxy’s various supporters’ groups. Formerly an antagonist with the rival Earthquakes, Gordon’s hoping to grease the skids with the world’s ultimate lubricant. Next Sunday in Carson, Calif., brews are the returning striker:

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I’m sure everything will be fine. Free booze, separate supporter groups, and Southern California’s lively tailgate culture. What could possibly go wrong?

Don’t answer that. Just be thankful Gordon got traded.

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