A little more than a week since joining the club, the English star had his first full training session with his new teammates.

The veteran English star said he's in D.C. to compete and win, not just to 'see out the last few years of my career.'

“He's going to make us better, I'm certain, in a whole bunch of areas,” Coach Ben Olsen said after the team's latest loss on Saturday. “But the issues are the issues."

For a global superstar, the new member of D.C. United has spent his life in a remarkably small loop of England.

The biggest star in D.C. United history had an arrival unlike any in D.C. United history.

The decorated English star will be the highest-paid player in franchise history and will join the team in time for the anticipated opening of its new stadium.

Rooney is the biggest star to join D.C. United, but he's not the first United player with some degree of wider fame. Here are 12 others.

The 24-year-old, who was injured after being one of his country's final cuts off the World Cup roster, watched the Ticos' opening game from home.

The MLS team is aiming for a July 1 arrival and a July 14 debut at Audi Field.

There are four more away matches before Audi Field finally opens June 14.

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