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Toronto's Torsten Frings retires

February 26, 2013
By Associated Press
TORONTO -- Toronto FC captain Torsten Frings has announced his retirement after an 18-year career, citing a slow recovery from hip surgery.

The 36-year-old former German international's hip injury cut short his MLS season last September. He made one preseason appearance as a substitute this month before leaving camp to attend to what the team called a personal issue.

Frings says in a statement Tuesday that the slow recovery helped him decide "to step away."

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