Chastain leaves her legacy

June 23, 2005
By Ray Ratto
There is something weirdly noble about the way Brandi Chastain ended her soccer career - she went out on someone else's terms.

Oh, sure, Mia Hamm got to choose her retirement date, getting out of the game so she could begin the rest of her life with Neifi Perez's backup. And Julie Foudy and Joy Fawcett beat the reaper as well, figuring that they would at some point be too old to keep running around with the next generation of women's soccer players - players they helped improve by ...

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