In 1996, D.C. United became the first champion of Major League Soccer. In 1999 the club established itself as the League's first dynasty, winning its third MLS Cup championship in four years. That year, United finished with the best record in the League (23-9, 57 points) and was led by Roy Lassister's 18 goals and 11 assists, Jaime Moreno's 10 goals and 13 assists and Marco Etcheverry's incredible 17 assists in just 22 games (to go along with four goals).
The championship game saw a repeat matchup of '96 MLS Cup, as United squared off against the LA Galaxy. Jaime Moreno and Ben Olsen tallied for the Black-and-Red, leading D.C. to a 2-0 win and Olsen to MLS Cup MVP honors in just his second year.
United's #14 will be in the Comcast SportsNet studios tonight as a guest on Washington Post Live to discuss the '99 game and the beginning of a dynasty. WPL airs from 5-6:30 p.m. and the championship game will be shown beginning at 7 p.m. ET.
Spoiler alert: this one doesn't get rained out.