A regular in the lineup last season, defender got healthy enough to reclaim starting role just as D.C.'s run started.
The soccer power included 13 players from its World Cup squad for a pair of September matches in the United States.
Lisa Byington, Danielle Slaton and Katie Witham will comprise the broadcast team when the New England Revolution visit Audi Field for Sunday night's match.
Teams such as Real Madrid, Barcelona and Atletico Madrid could play meaningful matches in the United States as soon as 2019.
Rooney follows up Sunday's stunning game-winning assist with two goals in United's 4-1 win over the Timbers at Audi Field.
Sunday's miracle goal showed Rooney's commitment to the cause.
Rooney's tackle and incredible cross-field pass set up Acosta's third goal of the night in second-half stoppage time.
How more than 100 U.S. soccer players employed clubs abroad fared this weekend.
Jason Levien, who has been with the club since 2012, will serve as CEO and will continue to control United's voting shares in MLS.
The D.C.-area native led the Rams past Saint Joseph’s to the Atlantic 10 final in Washington, where they will play Davidson.