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D.C. United Homegrown forward Michael Seaton called up to Jamaica Men’s National Team

Washington, D.C. (November 13, 2013) – D.C. United today announced that Michael Seaton has been selected to the Jamaica Men’s National Team roster for two upcoming friendlies against Trinidad & Tobago. The first game will be played on Nov. 15 in Montego Bay with the second game taking place on Nov. 19 in Port of Spain.

Born in Spanish Town, Jamaica, the forward participated in the CFU U-17 FIFA World Cup qualifying matches in July with the U-17 Jamaica National Team, tallying two goals in wins against Bermuda and Antigua and Barbuda. This will be Seaton’s first appearance with the Men’s National Team.

The Youth Academy product signed with United on Jan. 14, 2013, becoming the fifth Homegrown player to sign with the Black-and-Red, and the first MLS player to be born after the league began play. In March, he was loaned to the Richmond Kickers of the USL Pro League where he featured in 15 games (11 starts) and finished with five goals and one assist on the season. For United, the teenager saw action in three league games and recorded his lone assist in an international friendly against Chivas De Guadalajara on July 12.