Former Costa Rica and MLS striker Alvaro Saborio has announced his retirement following a reported dispute with Saprissa fans.
Saborio, who earned over 100 caps with Costa Rica, recently joined Saprissa after deciding to leave D.C United in December.
According to CRHoy.com, Saborio came into conflict with fans in a recent loss and afterward he decided to retire "more than anything to protect my family."
"I don't want to expose them to these things and I no longer want to play,"...
Real Salt Lake completed the signing of U.S. youth international Brooks Lennon on a season-long loan from Liverpool on Monday.
Lennon, 19, formerly played at RSL's academy before signing with Liverpool in the summer of 2015 after impressing on a trial.
The forward has yet to play for Liverpool's first team, but he has been impressing for the under-23s this season, having progressed from the U18s.
"Brooks is another in a long line of great stories from our academy," RSL general manager Craig Waibel...
Portland Timbers defender Nat Borchers announced his retirement on Friday.
Known for his long red beard, Borchers decided to hang up his boots after 14 seasons at age 35.
"I have given the game everything and will step away extremely grateful to have played 14 professional seasons," he said in a statement. "While this decision was tremendously difficult, I am proud of my contribution to this chapter of Major League Soccer.
"I played for three well-respected MLS clubs, experienced playing abroad,...
Real Salt Lake has reacquired Luis Silva after the forward spent a year with Tigres in Liga MX.
Silva, 28, played the second half of the 2015 season with RSL and returns after making only two appearances for Tigres.
"We are excited to have Luis back," RSL general manager Craig Waibel said in a statement. "He's a talented player that we loved having here and during that time, he fit in very well with the organization. He can play multiple positions and brings another dimension to the attacking front."