On Wednesday, the soccer world said goodbye to one of the best defenders in USMNT history. Steve Cherundolo announced his retirement from soccer at the age of 35 due to persistent knee injuries that kept him off the U.S. roster for the past two years.
Cherundolo will finish his current season with Bundesliga club Hannover then hang up his cleats. He has been the captain for his club...
“Solid and, at times, unspectacular” described Steve Cherundolo’s professional career. The American international, who won 87 caps for the US Men’s National Team and played in three World Cups, retired Wednesday after persistent knee problems robbed him of an ability to feature in a fourth World Cup this summer.
Often under-appreciated by fans in the United States perhaps...
USMNT and Hannover 96 defender Steve Cherundolo officially announced his retirement today, citing persistent injuries in the last two seasons.
The full back, known to fans of the Bundesliga side as ‘Mayor of Hannover’, played his entire professional career at Hannover 96, making 370 appearances and ends his career as the club-record holder for matches played.
He also played 87...
HANNOVER, Germany (AP) United States national team defender Steve Cherundolo is ending his career immediately because of persistent knee problems.
German media are reporting that veteran U.S. defender Steve Cherundolo will undergo another operation on his left knee on Tuesday.
Kicker says the 34-year-old Cherundolo needs surgery on the troubled knee for the second time in eight weeks. There is no date set for his return to action for Bundesliga club Hannover.
Bild has the same story, but the dpa news agency says Hannover...
Hannover captain and United States defender Steve Cherundolo needs to have a second arthroscopic surgery on his left knee.
The Bundesliga club says Cherundolo will have the surgery on Friday. The 34-year-old had the same knee operated on in February.
Cherundolo says ''the injury and the timing are frustrating,'' but he hopes to be able to practice soon without pain...
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June 27, 2013
United States defender Steve Cherundolo has signed a one-year contract extension with Hannover, six days after the captain set a club record for Bundesliga appearances.
Hannover announced Friday that Cherundolo will be staying through to the end of next season, ahead of the team's final league match of the season against Fortuna Duesseldorf.
Cherundolo says he's looking...
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May 17, 2013
Hannover captain Steve Cherundolo has undergone arthroscopic surgery on his left knee.
Coach Mirko Slomka said Thursday the American defender, who turns 34 on Feb. 19, had the operation a day earlier. Slomka did not give a projection for the right back's return.
Cherundolo has played 380 matches for Hannover, including 280 in the Bundesliga. He has 15 appearances this season...
Steve Cherundolo is absolutely thrilled to be competing at the pointy end of the German Bundesliga as well as in the Europa League with Hannover 96.
Steve Cherundolo battles France's Franck Ribery
It was another frustrating day for US Soccer fans as the Yanks fell 1-0 to France this past Friday. On a day that celebrated our nation’s veterans, the team decided to take a defensive position throughout an onslaught of offensive attack from the French. The US battled and battled all game but conceded a goal in the 72nd minute...