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Digest (July 13): Wayne Rooney making D.C. United debut at new stadium

Digest (July 13): Wayne Rooney making D.C. United debut at new stadium

As D.C. United ushers in a new era today by swinging open the doors on its new $400 million stadium, Audi Field, Wayne Rooney is the key cornerstone. As much as any one person, he'll be charged with writing the next chapter, either helping a young team that has struggled mightily for the past 11/2 seasons or serving merely as a marketing novelty whose biggest impact is generating headlines and selling tickets. He comes to Washington as a player who once earned upward of $30 million because he could find the net like few others in the world, a larger-than-life athlete who's the career scoring leader for both fabled Manchester United and the English national team. Rooney,...

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