DC United and District Officials Announce Deal for $300 Million Stadium

Major League Soccer’s D.C. United spent its first 16 years at RFK Stadium, but that will soon change. 


UPDATE: Thursday, July 25, at 11:10 a.m. ET by Brandon Galvin's Charles Boehm has the latest on DC United's stadium:

The day D.C. United and their fans have been dreaming about for years may finally have arrived.

United and Washington, D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray announced on Thursday morning the signing of a $300 million public-private partnership to build a 20-25,000-seat soccer stadium in the Buzzard Point area of Southwest D.C., about a mile and a half south of the US Capitol near the confluence of the Potomac and Anacostia rivers.

The new home of the four-time MLS Cup champions will be located adjacent to the Fort McNair Army base, bounded by Half Street and Second Street SW between R and T Streets a few blocks west of the Nationals Park baseball stadium, and is anticipated t...

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