DC United acquires Eddie Johnson from Seattle

D.C. United has acquired forward Eddie Johnson after a trade

with the Seattle Sounders.

The 29-year-old Johnson has led the Sounders in scoring the past

two seasons and ranks second in club history with 23 regular-season


The Sounders received allocation money as part of the trade,

which was announced on Tuesday.

Johnson ranks second in Sounders’ history with eight

game-winning goals and is the club’s all-time leader with three

goals in the Major League Soccer Cup Playoffs. He was an All-Star

selection in 2012 and named the MLS Comeback Player of the


Johnson also made 17 appearances for the U.S. Men’s National

Team in 2013.