Victorine retires from pro soccer

Chivas USA midfielder Sasha Victorine has retired from Major League
Soccer after 10 seasons because of recurring injuries.

Chivas USA made the announcement Wednesday. He joined the
team at the trade deadline in 2008, and had two goals and two
assists in 2008 and last season.

Victorine also played for the Los Angeles Galaxy and Kansas
City during his MLS career, with 32 goals and 41 assists in 242
matches.

Victorine helped UCLA win a NCAA championship in 1997, and he
played in the 2000 Sydney Olympics. He made four appearances with
the U.S. national team.

He has accepted a front office job with the Kansas City
Wizards, and will also serve as the team’s color commentator on TV
broadcasts.