Posts Tagged ‘AC Milan’

DC United defeats Ronaldinho and AC Milan 3-2 in international friendly at RFK Stadium

May 27, 2010

The team in black and red put on a show in front of a raucous crowd of 30,367 at RFK Stadium Wednesday night, but it wasn’t AC Milan. DC United, not the Rossoneri, was the team that provided world-class play as United outlasted AC Milan 3-2.

United’s fan club Barra Brava did their usual rowdy chants and celebrations at old school, rusty RFK, which is still one of the best football stadiums in the country. Supporters of AC Milan were also out in full force, creating an electric atmosphere.

It looked like DC United would be in for a long night when less than a minute into the game, Brazilian superstar Ronaldinho served up a no look pass to Pato. But United goalie Bill Hamid, 19, challenged Pato and caught his shot from close range.

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DC locals Oguchi Onyewu, Clarence Goodson, and Maurice Edu named to U.S. World Cup soccer team

May 27, 2010

The U.S. World Cup roster was announced today and three Washington, D.C. area players made the squad.

Coach Bob Bradley named Oguchi Onyewu, a 28-year old defender who grew up in Olney and went to Sherwood High to the squad. Onyewu, a world-class defender, plays for AC Milan, one of the top teams in Europe. However, he had been sidelined for the past seven months after knee surgery so it was uncertain whether he would make the team.

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