7 Facts About DC United

1. In May 2007, DC United entered into an initial one-year strategic partnership with Brazilian club Atletico Mineiro.

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2. On December 10, 2015, DC United unveiled an updated logo designed by Peter Horridge, featuring a DC flag-inspired design across the eagle, an updated wordmark, and more dynamic wings.

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3. In 2014, DC United executed a historic turnaround by clinching first place in the Eastern Conference, which earned the team its second consecutive Champions League berth.

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4. In 2012, DC United returned to the playoffs for the first time in five years, clinching a berth in the second-to-last week of the season.

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5. In 2006 and 2007, DC United became the first club in league history to win the MLS Supporters' Shield consecutively.

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6. Since 2006, DC United has played well against international competition, beating Scottish champions Celtic FC.

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7. On December 11, 2006, DC United traded Adu and goalkeeper Nick Rimando to Real Salt Lake in exchange for a major allocation, goalkeeper Jay Nolly, and future considerations.

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