Eddie Johnson has been capped 61 times by the United States national team.
Washington, DC (SportsNetwork.com) -
D.C. United has acquired forward Eddie Johnson from Seattle Sounders FC in exchange for allocation money.
Johnson led the Sounders in scoring the past two seasons, netting 29 goals with five assists in 65 appearances in all competitions.
"Eddie was a valuable part of our team the last two seasons," said Seattle owner and general manager Adrian Hanauer. "Eddie is a tremendous player who gave us some wonderful moments. This was an opportunity for us to receive allocation money that can strengthen our club in many areas. We wish him the best in D.C."
Top MLS stories of 2013
By Chris Ravita, Soccer Editor
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) -
A lot can happen over the course of a year.
At this time in 2012, the Los Angeles Galaxy had just claimed their second straight MLS Cup title and David Beckham called time on a successful five-and- a-half-year stint in the United States to join French side PSG.
The end of the Beckham era raised plenty of questions as to how MLS would cope without one of the most recognizable faces on the planet. Would commissioner Don Garber be able to build upon the marketing success that the English superstar afforded the league?