TRANSFER TRACKER STATUS: Retirement
Former Seattle Sounders academy product and LAFC loanee Aaron Kovar announced his retirement from professional soccer Sunday night.
The 25-year-old was out of contract following the 2018 season, in which he made 11 appearances for LAFC. He retires having made a total of 43 MLS appearances over five professional seasons between the Sounders and LAFC.
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I have decided to retire from professional soccer. Thank you to the countless coaches, teammates and friends who have made it such an amazing journey! A special thank you @soundersfc and @lafc Excited for the next chapter! ✌️
Kovar was Washington’s Gatorade High School Player of the Year in 2011 before starring at Stanford University for two seasons, where he won Pac-12 Freshman of the Year in 2012.