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Robbie Keane To Leave LA Galaxy

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Robbie Keane will leave the LA Galaxy when his contract expires

Los Angeles, California – Former Republic of Ireland captain Robbie Keane will leave LA Galaxy when his contract expires at the end of the year, the club has announced.

The 36-year-old departs after five seasons at the MLS side with 92 regular-seasons goals and helping the Galaxy win three MLS Cups.  Keane join Galaxy from Tottenham in 2011.

He won the league’s MVP in 2014 and the Galaxy named him as the club’s player of the year each season from 2012-2015.

But with his contract set to expire at the end of December, the striker said it was time to move on.


“I still feel as fit and sharp as ever and I am looking forward to my next adventure,” he said.

“Having now retired from international football I am ready to focus everything I have on one last major challenge in club football,” he added.

“I will be taking time out to consider my options before announcing my next move.”

“It is hard to put into words what Robbie Keane has meant to the LA Galaxy,” said the club’s head coach Bruce Arena, who will also be without Steven Gerrard next season after the former England captain announced his departure on Tuesday.

“Robbie has been the most successful international signing in this league’s history.”


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