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Beckerman, Rimando extend Real Salt Lake contracts

Real Salt Lake have confirmed that star pair Kyle Beckerman and Nick Rimando have signed new deals with the club.

The Utah outfit have secured 32-year old club captain Beckerman and 35-year old goalkeeper Rimando to three-year extensions meaning they are likely to see out their glittering careers in Salt Lake.

42-time USA international Beckerman joined RSL from Colorado Rapids in 2007 and has amassed more than 240 appearances during his time at the Rio Tinto Stadium.

Rimando, who has played 16 times for the US, arrived at RSL from DC United the same year as Beckerman and has played over 260 times. The pair helped the Claret and Cobalt lift the 2009 MLS Cup.

"Both personally and professionally, I'm extremely excited that our club has chosen to reward both Kyle and Nick for not only their incredible 2014 seasons for club and country, but their years of service here in Utah," said RSL head coach Jeff Cassar in a statement.

"But it's important to note that these moves also signal our appreciation for everything they've done to build this club, this league, this sport. They are the iconic faces of Real Salt Lake, they continue to play at Best XI-caliber levels - which will be extremely important as we head into CONCACAF in 2015 and deal with an extremely difficult Western Conference - and we are excited for them to lead us into the second decade of RSL."

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