REAL SALT LAKE

Rimando Honored By D.C. United In Pre-Game Ceremony

Mar 16, 2019, 6:22 PM | Updated: 6:22 pm
Courtesy of RSL...
Courtesy of RSL

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Prior to kickoff between Real Salt Lake and D.C. United, the home team gave a classy tribute to RSL goalkeeper Nick Rimando.

Rimando, who many consider to be the greatest goalkeeper in the history of Major League Soccer, announced that this season would be his before the beginning of the season. In respect for his game and his contributions to MLS, it is expected that Rimando will receive a farewell tour of sorts from the other clubs as RSL travels through its schedule.

D.C. United did its part to honor Rimando prior to Friday’s match against RSL. The club presented Rimando, who played for D.C. from 2002-06 before to coming over to RSL, with a framed game-worn jersey and showed a special thank-you graphic on the replay board.

Rimando is entering his 20th season playing in the MLS. The American-born goalkeeper is the league’s all-time leader in career shutouts, wins, saves and games played.

The game between RSL and D.C. United is being streamed live on KSLSports.com and the KSL TV app.

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