International Partner Clubs
The most successful club in North American soccer history, D.C. United, is proud to establish relationships with two of the most successful, ambitious, and respected clubs around the globe.
In December 2013, D.C. United announced a collaborative agreement with storied Italian club F.C. Internazionale. United and Inter Milan share the common link of Erick Thohir, who became President of Inter in November 2013. Thohir and Jason Levien became general partners of D.C. United in July 2012.
In August 2014, D.C. United announced a partnership with Sunderland AFC of the Barclays Premier League, a league with an accumulative worldwide fanbase of 4.7 billion people. The Black Cats have spent seven consecutive seasons at the top level of English soccer since winning the 2006-07 Championship title. In 2013, Sunderland signed U.S. Men's National Team striker Jozy Altidore.