And playing time might not get much easier to find anytime soon, as 40-year-old No. 1 keeper Kasey Keller has made clear that he'd like to stick around for another season as 41-year-old No. 1 keeper Kasey Keller.
Still, Boss -- who was born in Oregon 29 years ago -- says this is where he wants to be.
“I’m a happy member of the Seattle Sounders, and I’d love to finish my career here,” Boss said. “It’s a great city, great fan base, close to my family. I couldn’t be happier, and I couldn’t be in a better spot. So, I’m going to do my best to stay here.”
More in our News Tribune story from this morning.