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Troy Perkins Denies Perfect Ending To Brian McBride's Career

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It would have been an amazing ending to the career of the greatest striker in U.S. Soccer history. Every fan in Toyota Park wanted to see him score in his final match ever in front of the home crowd, and Brian McBride was just inches away from doing just that.

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Unfortunately for him, Troy Perkins had other plans.

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Perkins made a diving save on a header from McBride, and the match ended scoreless. Following the match, Perkins spoke with Charles Boehm of MLSsoccer.com about the result.

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"It’s a bit of an a**hole thing to say, but I just didn’t want him to have that glory against me."
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