Luciano Emilio has rejoined D.C. United on a three-month contract following a brief stay at Brazilian club Rio Branco de Americana, it was announced on Wednesday.
“Over the past several months, we’ve been in constant communication with Luciano regarding his playing future and have reached an agreement that provides United a proven MLS goalscorer at terms that take into consideration both parties’ plans for the future," United's general manager Dave Kasper said in a statement.
D.C. United booked another summer visit from a major
European club, announcing Wednesday that Scottish power Rangers will be making
a visit to RFK Stadium on July 24.
Rangers are easily the most successful team in Scotland’s
history. Recently crowned Scottish Premier League champions for a 53rd time, the
Glasgow-based club also has 33 Scottish Cups and 26 Scottish League Cups to its
name, as well as runners-up medals from the 2008 UEFA Cup.
Washington, D.C. (28 de abril de 2010) – D.C. United anunció hoy que el club ha renovado el contrato del delantero brasileño Luciano Emilio. El atacante de 31 años regresa a United luego de militar en el Rio Branco de Americana de Brasil. Del 2007 al 2009, Emilio fue el delantero más productivo de United, siendo galardonado como Jugador Más Valioso de la Liga y Contratación del Año en el 2007. Emilio firmó un contrato de tres meses con el D.C. que incluirá una opción para alargar su estadía en la capital a finales de julio.
D.C. (April 28, 2010) – D.C. United announced today the club has re-signed
forward Luciano Emilio. The 31-year-old returns to United following a short
stint with Brazil’s Rio Branco de Americana. From 2007 through 2009, Emilio was
United’s most productive forward and, in 2007, he captured the MLS MVP Award
and Newcomer of the Year honors. Emilio will begin a three-month term with
United that includes an option at the end of July to extend his stay. The
Brazilian will be available for selection upon receipt of his International
D.C. United vs. FC Dallas in a U.S. Open Cup play-in game, Wednesday at RFK Stadium, 7:30 p.m. ET, streamed live at dcunited.com.
What's at stake?
Coaches of slumping teams typically face a choice familiar
to gamblers with a cold hand: either stay the course in the hopes of eventual
vindication, or take dramatic steps to shake up established routines and