SEATTLE - U.S. goalkeeper Kasey Keller
signed a new one-year contract with Major League Soccer's
Seattle Sounders on Friday, then indicated his 20th season as a
professional would be his last.
"In these two years with the Sounders, I've been very happy
with the form of myself and the team," Keller, 41, told the
"Throw in the fact that Portland and Vancouver are coming
into the league, and there was no question that I wanted to play
one last season.
"My mind's great, my body feels great, and so I feel this
can be a great and successful season for the Sounders and
Before signing with Seattle in 2008, Keller spent much of
his career in Europe's top leagues, including the English
Premier League, Spain's La Liga and Germany's Bundesliga.
Keller has been a member of four U.S. World Cup squads and
has been capped 102 times, a record for a U.S. keeper.
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