Impact striker Eduardo Sebrango announces retirement
Montreal Impact's Eduardo Sebrango, right, celebrates his game-winning goal with Roberto Brown during second half action against the Vancouver Whitecaps in game one of the USL First Division soccer final in Burnaby, B.C., on Saturday October 10, 2009. Montreal won 3-2. The championship will be decided over two games with the teams playing game two on October 17 in Montreal. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Published Friday, November 2, 2012 11:14AM EDT
MONTREAL - Striker Eduardo Sebrango, the oldest player in Major League Soccer, announced his retirement Thursday.
He played seven games in MLS this season with the Montreal Impact. Sebrango, 39, was one of the top scorers in North American second division leagues with 104 goals in 270 games.
He won five championships in lower leagues -- two with Montreal, two with the Vancouver Whitecaps and one with the Rochester Rhinos.
Sebrango was Montreal's player of the year in 2002, when he scored 18 goals.
A Canadian citizen, Sebrango also scored 16 goals for the national team in his native Cuba in the 1990s.