"I hope that people remember me, not only for the accomplishments that I've had, but also how I've conducted myself on and off the field. I want to pass the legacy that I have created of supporting
the game of soccer as well as being an advocate of the game onto younger players who come after me. I wanted to be competitive, but I wanted to have fun as well and I think I've accomplished both of
those things throughout my 15 years of playing professional soccer."
-- Los Angeles Galaxy midfielder Cobi Jones
, 36, announces he will retire after the 2007 season, his 12th with the