Clint Mathis' clutch goal against South Korea in 2002 was one of 12 international goals he scored.
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Clint Mathis by the numbers

The Cletus Era will officially end on Saturday when cult hero Clint Mathis calls time on a 13-year professional career that included 11 years in MLS. Love him or hate him, Mathis certainly had a flair for standing out.

Here’s a look at Cletus by the numbers:


  • 61 career goals (tied for 19th all-time with Mark Chung)
  • 52 career assists (tied with Oscar Pareja for 21st)
  • 258 games played (27th) 
  • 9 ejections, a league record

New York Red Bulls/MetroStars

  • 39 goals (third all-time in club history)
  • 23 assists (fifth)
  • 276 shots (second)
  • 125 shots on goal (second)
  • 10 game-winning goals (second)

US National Team

  • 46 caps with the USMNT (tied with Bobby Convey for 43rd all-time)
  • 12 goals (tied with Carlos Bocanegra, Eddie Johnson and Frank Klopas for 12th all-time)
  • 9 assists (14th all-time)