Jaime Moreno, after 15 seasons in MLS, is done. The D.C. United legend will say goodbye on Saturday at RFK Stadium.
What he leaves behind is hard to put into words or even thoughts. He will always be remembered for his numbers—132 goals, four MLS Cups, five Best XI nods—and for the highlight images he produced as one of the subtlest magicians this league has ever seen or will ever see.
But he also leaves behind something much more. The very league itself.
MLS will bid a fond farewell to D.C. United legend Jaime Moreno this weekend. And no one will be fonder of saying adiós than the many defenders he has terrorized during his 15-year career.
“I would definitely say that,” veteran Kansas City Wizards defender Jimmy Conrad told MLSsoccer.com this week. He laughed and added, “I’m particularly happy he’s going because he’s had my number over the years.”
WATCH: Moreno's trophy case
During our recent trip to the Moreno Mansion, Jaime was gracious enough to show us his library. It’s actually less like a library and more like a shrine. The walls are lined with trophies, medals, special gifts, and photo displays highlighting key moments from his career for both club and country.
La gran leyenda del D.C. United y de la MLS, Jaime Moreno, jugará su último partido este sábado con la playera del United. El delantero boliviano se está preparando para lo será la gran despedida de uno de los indiscutibles líderes de la liga.
Por tal motivo, el atacante de 36 años de edad, quien anotó 132 goles en quince temporadas, estará presente en un chat con ESPN Deportes este viernes a partir de la 1 p.m. ET dándole la oportunidad a sus seguidores de preguntarle directamente acerca de su sensacional carrera emelesera.
Steve Zakuani has tallied 10 goals for the Seattle Sounders this season. His 10th, against Chivas USA last Friday, earned the Sounders their third straight AT&T Goal of the Week and Zakuani's second such honor this season.
WASHINGTON— El delantero boliviano Jaime Moreno, quien con sus 132 goles en quince temporadas ayudó al D.C. United a ganar cuatro títulos de la MLS, vestirá por última vez en su carrera los colores del club, cuando el equipo enfrente al Toronto FC este sábado 23 de octubre a las 7:30pm ET en el Estadio RFK.
Jaime Moreno invited us into his home and to sit down for a candid interview. We spoke about his original decision to come to Major League Soccer, his legendary accomplishments with the Black-and-Red and the glory days of D.C. United.
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The MLS Matchday 2010 app gives you more than just the basics. This isn’t the app equivalent of some low-key kickabout in the park.
With Thursday’s launch of “MLS Matchday 2010,” the new official MLS app for iPhone and iPod touch, we’ve got apps on the mind.
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