Clint Mathis by the numbers

How the stats tell the story of Mathis' illustrious career

The Cletus Era will officially end on Saturday when cult hero Clint Mathis calls time on a 13-year professional career that included 11 years in MLS. Love him or hate him, Mathis certainly had a flair for standing out.

Here’s a look at Cletus by the numbers:


  • 61 career goals (tied for 19th all-time with Mark Chung)
  • 52 career assists (tied with Oscar Pareja for 21st)
  • 258 games played (27th) 
  • 9 ejections, a league record

New York Red Bulls/MetroStars

  • 39 goals (third all-time in club history)
  • 23 assists (fifth)
  • 276 shots (second)
  • 125 shots on goal (second)
  • 10 game-winning goals (second)

US National Team

  • 46 caps with the USMNT (tied with Bobby Convey for 44th all-time)
  • 12 goals (tied with Carlos Bocanegra, Eddie Johnson and Frank Klopas for 12th all-time)
  • 9 assists (14th all-time)