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Major League Soccer's Jaime Moreno back for more in 2010

February 1, 2010 |  1:10 pm

Not unlike a certain annoying rabbit in a certain annoying commercial, Jaime Moreno just keeps on going.

MLSlogo Moreno turned 35 in January, but that has not stopped the Bolivian-born forward from agreeing to return for a 15th consecutive season in Major League Soccer.

The most successful player in MLS history, Moreno will once again be spearheading the D.C. United attack. "When he's on the field, he makes us a better team, and he makes plays that can change a game," said Dave Kaspar, D.C. United's general manager.

Moreno is one of only a handful of original MLS players remaining from the league's inaugural season in 1996, and he has played 319 regular-season games (or 24,889 minutes) and has won four MLS titles, all with D.C. United.

He was the first player to score 100 goals in the league and the first to attain 100 assists. He holds the league record for goals scored with 131 and for assists with 102.

Last October, the seven-time MLS all-star played his 307th match for D.C. United and thereby set another record, surpassing the Galaxy's Cobi Jones as the player with the most games for one MLS team.

Moreno made his national team debut for Bolivia in the 1994 World Cup in the U.S. and retired from international competition in 2008.

-- Grahame L. Jones

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