Portland Thorns standout German goalkeeper Nadine Angerer is set to retire at the end of the 2015 season, told UEFA.com earlier today.
In her 25 matches with the Thorns, Angerer has shut out her opposition five times, making 84 saves in the process. Still one of the world's top keepers, Angerer is only one year removed from winning the 2013 FIFA Player of the Year award, making her the only keeper to ever take home the honor, male or female.
According to UEFA, Angerer intends to go out on top of her game, rather than being forced out by injury or the decisions of others.
Angerer's current back up on the Thorns is Michelle Betos, who has spent much of her career behind some of the top keepers in the world in Angerer and the Seattle Reign's Hope Solo. Betos has made four appearances for the Thorns in her year and change with the club, notching one shutout in that time.
Angerer is currently away with the German National Team preparing for this summer's Women's World Cup in Canada.