It’s Tuesday, and we’re still feeling the good vibes from this weekend’s D.C. United win over Orlando City.
Let’s give this match a little bit more love for starting our week off right. Shout out to Kensy Arlt (D.C. United’s video producer) and the comms team for this gem:
It’s been a while since a D.C. United coach has been named in MLS’s weekly roundup, but Saturday’s dub propelled Wayne Rooney to Coach of the Matchday. We love it.
For their outstanding performances against Orlando, Donovan Pines made the XI, and Christian Benteke made the 18 for Week 9’s Team of the Matchday.
As first reported by the Washington Post, the Black-and-Red acquired Vancouver’s Cristian Dájome for $350,000 in general allocation money (GAM) hours before the tranfer window closed.
Former D.C. player Julian Gressel had thoughts…
The past few days haven’t been all sunshine and roses. Yesterday, the Washington Post reported that D.C. United defender Mohanad Jeahze was arrested in Sweden on allegations of assault while on personal leave. Jeahze has been suspended while Major League Soccer and the Swedish authorities conduct an investigation. The player was already unavailable due to an injury sustained during the match against CF Montréal on April 15.
According to records obtained by the Washington Post, Jeahze will remain in custody until May 8th because “there is a risk the suspect evades prosecution or punishment,” suppresses evidence and will “continue his criminal activities.”
D.C. United issued the statement below:
Sound on for this one:
And we will NEVER stop finding this funny: