D.C. United has signed Argentinean forward/midfielder Facundo Coria according to the club’s website.
As a free agent Coria is eligible to sign with the Black-and-Red outside of the international transfer window.
“We are pleased to welcome Facundo to D.C. United,” said D.C. United General Manager Dave Kasper via the club's website. “He is a talented player who is in the prime of his career, and he will provide us with another quality attacking option.”
Listed at 5’11, 161 pounds Coria as spent most of his career playing in his native Argentina. The 27-year-old most recently played with the Argentions Juniors during the 2013-14 season. During the 2009-10 season, Coria scored five goals in 33 appearances.
Barely two weeks removed from their Women's World Cup Championship victory, U.S. Women's National Team youngsters Rose Lavelle and Malory Pugh will return for the Washington Spirits' matchup against the Houston Dash on Saturday, though Lavelle may not play according to the Washington Post's Steven Goff.
Pugh scored once and had one assist in the World Cup, while Lavelle notched three goals, including the game-securing goal in the World Cup final. The pair, along with the rest of the USWNT, partied hard after their gold medal win, but now will rejoin their club team.
Lavelle is still working back from a hamstring injury that almost kept the midfielder out of the World Cup. She is unlikely to play on Saturday, but will be in attendance to greet fans and sign autographs.
Fans can watch the Spirit and the Dash face off Saturday at 7 p.m. on NBC Sports Washington.
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The US Women's National Team's celebration hasn't stopped.
Washington Spirit players Rose Lavelle and Mallory Pugh traveled with their teammates to Los Angeles for the ESPY awards - and a special salute from LeBron James and Maverick Carter at an afterparty, according to footage posted on social media.
Pugh posted a photo with Lavelle from the awards show, where the team received the award for "Best Team."
Alex Morgan also won "best female athlete" at the awards show.
So when will the celebration end? If Lavelle's Instagram caption is any clue ... never.
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