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VIDEO: Chris Pontius interview

The third-year forward has recovered from offseason surgery and is ready for the new season

D.C. United forward Chris Pontius discusses the team's preseason preparations and playing the Carolina Challenge Cup. The California native is entering his third year in MLS and recovering from offseason surgery on his hamstring.

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