Ramiro Corrales will announce his retirement from professional soccer at the end of the 2013 MLS season.
Corrales, who won the 2001 and 2003 MLS Cups with the Quakes, released a statement thanking those involved in his career.
"It's been an honor playing much of my career here in San Jose," Corrales said.
"I have a lot of great memories, from that first season in 1996 to the MLS Cups in 2001 and 2003 to the expansion season in 2008. It's been a great ride and I'd like to thank everybody - fans, players, coaches - for their support along the way."
San Jose general manager John Doyle added: "Ramiro was a phenomenal player and one of the best this club has ever had.
"I think it was great to be able to play with Ramiro and see him mature from a 19-year-old kid to a grown man. His contributions over the years have meant a lot to this organization."
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