Seattle, WA (Sports Network) - Seattle Sounders FC announced on Saturday that
the club has signed former Liverpool defender Djimi Traore.
The 32-year-old spent 16 professional seasons in Europe, including seven with
Liverpool, where he won the 2005 Champions League.
"Djimi has a great deal of experience and has played in the top leagues in
Europe," said Sounders FC sporting director Chris Henderson. "He's a very good
defender and makes smart decisions with the ball coming out the back. Djimi
brings us confidence and leadership in the back."
Traore appeared in 150 games in all competitions for Liverpool, while he also
enjoyed stints in England with Charlton and Portsmouth.
He most recently spent time in France with Marseille, and has earned 10 caps
for the Mali national team.
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