Longtime MLS goalkeeper Kevin Hartman retires
HARRISON, N.J. (AP)
Goalkeeper Kevin Hartman has announced his retirement after 17 years in Major League Soccer.
Hartman spent the majority of his career with the Los Angeles Galaxy from 1997-2006, where he won the MLS Cup in 2002 and 2005. He played for Kansas City from 2007-2009, spent three seasons at FC Dallas and played last season for the New York Red Bulls.
Hartman says ''it was a privilege to have this dream job and watch soccer and the league grow by leaps and bounds'' in a statement released by the Red Bulls.
The five-time All-Star is the only player to start and appear in more than 400 regular season MLS games. Of his 416 appearances, all but five were starts.
He retires with a career record of 180-143-89. The former UCLA player also made five appearances for the U.S. national team.