DC United acquires Eddie Johnson from Seattle - NBC Sports

DC United acquires Eddie Johnson from Seattle
Seattle Sounders' Eddie Johnson dribbles the ball against the Los Angeles Galaxy in the first half of an MLS soccer match, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
December 17, 2013, 5:16 pm

WASHINGTON (AP) D.C. United has acquired forward Eddie Johnson after a trade with the Seattle Sounders.

The 29-year-old Johnson has led the Sounders in scoring the past two seasons and ranks second in club history with 23 regular-season goals.

The Sounders received allocation money as part of the trade, which was announced on Tuesday.

Johnson ranks second in Sounders' history with eight game-winning goals and is the club's all-time leader with three goals in the Major League Soccer Cup Playoffs. He was an All-Star selection in 2012 and named the MLS Comeback Player of the Year.

Johnson also made 17 appearances for the U.S. Men's National Team in 2013.

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