MLS Week 1 Review: Charlie Davies’ Spectacular Comeback Highlights Eventful Week

Major League Soccer kicked off it's 16th season in Seattle Tuesday night and it's opening weekend delivered a plethora of action, goals and story lines.

No story line however, came as big or as heartwarming as the one from RFK Stadium in the Nations Capital.



Charlie Davies' Dream Comeback for DC United

Seventeen months ago, as Charlie Davies lay in a hospital bed following an awful car crash in Northern Virginia, speculation was not when Davies may make his soccer comeback, but whether he would be able to recover from the horrific injuries at all.

During the long road to recovery, Davies joined DC United on a season-long loan from his club Sochaux. He began his debut for his new team on the bench of their season opener against Columbus Crew.

It was the first competitive game Davies had been part of since that fateful day in October 2009, and it could not have gone much better.


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