He is the greatest player in the history of American soccer.
- He holds the MLS career record for most goals scored, game-winning goals and assists.
- He holds the Team USA record for goals and assists and is second in all-time games.
- He is tied for 21st in goals scored in International matches.
In October, he played his final game for Team USA in Hartford.
On Sunday he was faced with the prospect of playing his final MLS game if the Galaxy did not advance. He responded with a Jordan-esque performance scoring a hat-trick as the Galaxy advanced with a 5-0 victory over Real Salt Lake. They will now face the Seattle Sounders led by current USMNT Captain Clint Dempsey in the conference finals.