This week in From The Vault, Leroy DeLeon and Morie Diane each scored twice as the Washington Diplomats routed the Baltimore Comets 6-0 on July 27, 1974. The 1996 Summer Olympics came to a close, but not before the USMNT tied Portugal 1-1 on July 24, 1996 in front of the biggest crowd in RFK history (58,012). Norway defeated Japan 4-0 in women’s Olympic football on July 25, 1996 and Mexico and Ghana drew 1-1 on the men's side the same day to conclude the Summer Games at RFK Stadium. The Washington Freedom earned a win at home over the San Diego Spirit on July 27, 2002 behind a second half goal from Abby Wambach. Rod Dyachenko led D.C. United past Club America 1-0 on July 29, 2007, to advance to the semifinals of Superliga. In his debut with his new club, Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored his first goal with PSG on July 28, 2012, in a 1-1 draw against D.C. United.
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