Forge FC’s legendary left-back, Ashtone Morgan, has officially announced his retirement from professional soccer. The 34-year-old Canadian defender has had a remarkable career that spanned over two decades, leaving an indelible mark on the sport.
Ashtone Morgan, a native of Toronto, Ontario, made his professional debut in 2010 with Toronto FC, where he became the first academy product to sign a professional contract with the club. He went on to become an integral part of Toronto FC’s success during his tenure, showcasing his defensive prowess and excellent crossing abilities.
In 2019, Ashtone Morgan joined Forge FC for the inaugural Canadian Premier League season. His leadership and experience proved invaluable to the young squad, as he played a pivotal role in helping Forge FC claim the inaugural CPL championship. Morgan’s performances earned him the admiration of fans and respect from opponents throughout the league.
In a heartfelt statement, Ashtone Morgan expressed his gratitude to the fans, his teammates, and everyone who supported him throughout his career. He shared that the decision to retire was not an easy one, but he believes it is the right time to step away from the professional game.
Ashtone Morgan’s contribution to Canadian soccer is immeasurable, and his legacy will undoubtedly endure. His passion for the game and dedication to his craft have left an inspiring impact on young players and aspiring athletes across the country.
Forge FC and the Canadian soccer community extend their heartfelt appreciation to Ashtone Morgan for his exceptional career and the memories he has provided to fans throughout the years. While he may be stepping away from the field, his influence on the sport will continue to be felt for generations to come.
Ashtone Morgan’s name will forever be etched in Canadian soccer history, and his remarkable journey will serve as a beacon of inspiration for aspiring players and fans alike. We wish him all the best in his future endeavors and know that his spirit will forever be a part of the beautiful game in Canada.