LA Galaxy announces departure of goalkeeper after three seasons

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The LA Galaxy made a significant announcement today, revealing that the club has reached a mutual agreement to part ways with goalkeeper Jonathan Bond.

LA Galaxy General Manager Will Kuntz expressed gratitude for Bond's dedication and contributions to the team during his tenure in Los Angeles. "We would like to thank Jonathan for his commitment and contribution to the Galaxy during his time here in Los Angeles," said Kuntz. "We wish Bondy and his family all the best in their next chapter."

Bond leaves behind an impressive legacy, having appeared in 93 matches, all of which he started, across all competitions for the LA Galaxy during his three-season stint with the club from 2021 to 2023. Notably, Bond was named the LA Galaxy's Defender of the Year in 2022, a testament to his remarkable performances on the field. Additionally, he holds the second position in club history for regular-season appearances by a goalkeeper, with 90 appearances, trailing only Kevin Hartman, who made 243 appearances.

LA Galaxy announces departure of goalkeeper after three seasons

Reflecting on his time with the LA Galaxy, Bond expressed gratitude for the opportunity to represent the club. "It's been an honor and a privilege to represent this great club for three years," said Bond. He extended his thanks to his teammates, coaches, and fans for their support throughout his journey. Bond also conveyed special appreciation to Greg and Will for providing him with this incredible opportunity. In closing, he wished everyone at the club a successful season.

Bond's departure marks the end of an era for the LA Galaxy, but his contributions and professionalism will be remembered fondly by fans and teammates alike. As he embarks on the next chapter of his career, the LA Galaxy community wishes him nothing but the best.