D.C. United Extend Partnership with McDonald’s

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Fans can redeem a free McChicken with a $1 purchase on the McDonald’s app every time D.C. United scores this season

WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 12, 2024) - D.C. United have today announced that the club and global restaurant chain McDonald’s have agreed to extend their multi-year partnership. Through the partnership, McDonald’s will offer a free McChicken or Hot ‘n Spicy McChicken with a $1 purchase through the McDonald’s mobile app when D.C. United scores this season. Fans can redeem this promotion at participating McDonald’s locations. 

“We are delighted to extend this great partnership with McDonald's and offer our fans an added incentive to cheer on the Black & Red,” Jeffrey Ajluni, D.C. United Senior Vice President of Corporate Partnerships and Activation, said. “Partnering with significant brands is a core priority for D.C. United and McDonald's represents the pinnacle within their category.  We’re proud that our partnership will continue for years to come.”

McDonald’s will receive prominent branding throughout Audi Field, the club’s downtown Washington, D.C. stadium, premium client appreciation benefits at D.C. United home matches, and exposure and inclusion across the club’s social and digital media channels. In addition, McDonald’s will be a supporting partner of D.C. United’s Noche Latina match and the Truth & Service Classic college football game at Audi Field. 

“We are true supporters of D.C. United and value the partnership we have with the team and connecting with their fans," said Craig B. Welburn, president of McDonald's Capital Business Unit. "We look forward to the new season and we are thrilled to give fans the opportunity to purchase one of our iconic items to celebrate when the Black-and-Red score." 

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About D.C. United

One of the founding clubs of Major League Soccer in 1996, D.C. United are among the most decorated teams in the United States with 13 domestic and international trophies.

D.C. United have called the District home for the last 28 seasons and play their home games at Audi Field in the Buzzard Point neighborhood of Southwest, Washington, D.C, which opened in 2018. In addition to D.C. United games, the 20,000-seat soccer-specific stadium hosts over 100 events year-round and is home to America’s number one sportsbook through a partnership with FanDuel Group. 

The Black-and-Red train at the Inova Performance Complex, a state-of-the-art training facility and performance center located in Leesburg, Va. The 40,000 square foot 30-acre training facility, that opened in 2021, features four outdoor practice fields, and a training center equipped with a weight room and recovery facilities. 

The Black-and-Red have won the MLS Cup four times (1996, 1997, 1999 and 2004), the Supporters’ Shield four times (1997, 1999, 2006 and 2007) and the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup three times (1996, 2008 and 2013). For more information and club updates, please visit and find us on social media @dcunited.

About McDonald’s Capital Business Unit

The 50 local McDonald's owners and operators of the Capital Business Unit represent the 468 McDonald's restaurants located in the greater Baltimore, Washington, D.C., and Eastern Shore areas. This group of owners and operators are committed to the communities that they serve, the people they employ, and providing food that's made with quality ingredients. Learn more on Facebook, Instagram and TikTok @mcdonaldsdmv.