Galaxy MF Pablo Mastroeni retires from soccer
Los Angeles Galaxy midfielder Pablo Mastroeni, who played for
the United States at the 2002 and 2006 World Cups, is retiring from
The 37-year-old was a nine-time All-Star in Major League Soccer
and is eighth in league history with 316 regular-season games
played. He was acquired by the Galaxy in June from Colorado, where
he had played since 2002.
Born in Mendoza, Argentina, Mastroeni made 65 appearances for
the U.S. from 2001-09. He appeared in three matches at the 2002
World Cup and two at the 2006 tournament.
He announced his retirement on Tuesday.