WATCH: Jim Curtin officially retires as a member of the Chicago Fire

Joined by former teammates, seven-year Fire defender retires where it all began

Joined by former teammates C.J. Brown, Logan Pause, Gonzalo Segares and Bakary Soumare, seven-year Fire defender Jim Curtin officially retired as a Fire player in a small ceremony at the Philadelphia Union team hotel on Friday night.

Curtin signed a player contract briefly making him a member of the Chicago Fire squad before signing a retirement notice which forever tied him to the Chicago Fire Soccer Club. See the events below and Jim's reaction to his retirement as a Fire player:

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