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It's more than just a ball. A lot of science, technology and money goes into making the World Cup ball. But does it make a difference?
D.C. United's fans have proven equally vocal online in support of a new home for Washington's Major League Soccer franchise.
Manchester United, Manchester City, Liverpool, Real Madrid and AC Milan will play preseason games in the United States, including in Washington.
Toronto FC scored three goals in a 20-minute span of the second half to beat undermanned D.C. United 4-1 Saturday in a meeting of the two worst teams in MLS.
It's nothing new, but it's something to be noted: The fan base of soccer in the D.C. area is growing -- and at a rapid pace.
Twenty of the best 15-year-old soccer players from the region competed in a tournament this weekend for a chance to train with some of the biggest stars of Liga MX - the highest level of the Mexican football league.
D.C. United defender Daniel Woolard knocked the ball into his own net in the 41st minute, giving Toronto FC its first victory since March 9 with a 2-1 win Saturday night.
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