Why Fans Should Be Rooting for Charlie Davies to Make a Full Comeback

It has been 17 months since Charlie Davies played a competitive soccer match, and although the road to Saturday night's game against the Columbus Crew was a long one with a lot of speed bumps, Davies has persevered and is beginning his comeback to professional soccer with D.C. United.

The hype surrounding Davies began when he came on to the big stage at the 2009 Confederations Cup in South Africa. Not many people expected the speedy Davies to be a main part of the American side that surprised everyone by advancing to the final before losing to Brazil.

Davies only scored 26 total goals in three years playing for Hammarby in Sweden and then transferred to Sochaux in France and then the accident happened.

Just days before the United States' match with Costa Rica in October, Davies was involved in a fatal car accident that he was lucky to survive.

After many months of rehab, missing out on the 2010 World Cup and failing to impress back at Soc...

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