This week in From the Vault, Team America blanked the Tulsa Roughnecks 1-0 to win their inaugural game at RFK in front of 14,211 fans on May 8, 1983. On May 12, 1996, John Harkes scored the first-ever goal in the Atlantic Cup rivalry in the 11th minute against the New York/New Jersey MetroStars. The game ended 1-1 after a Giovanni Savarese equalizer in the 64th minute. On May 13, 1998, Ben Olsen scored his first of 17 career goals at RFK. The U.S. Mens National team defeated Uruguay in a World Cup warm-up on May 12, 2002 and a crowd of 14,028 watched John Harkes celebrate his illustrious career as D.C. United defeated the Tottenham Hotspur 1-0 on May 14, 2003.
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