Wayne Rooney DC United debut ends in win for former England captain
Wayne Rooney came off the bench to make his first MLS appearance and help DC United record their biggest home win of the season against Vancouver Whitecaps.
The ex-Everton and Manchester United forward was introduced 10 minutes after half-time to huge acclaim from the 20,000 crowd at the new Audi Field.
England's record scorer set up Paul Arriola for a goal and almost added one himself with a header in the 3-1 win.
Earlier, he watched England lose their World Cup play-off 2-0 to Belgium.
It is two weeks since Rooney left Everton to take on the challenge of reversing the fortunes of DC United, who are bottom of MLS's Eastern Conference.
Coach Ben Olsen did not feel the 32-year-old had trained enough to start the match, but he introduced the forward shortly after the home fans had chanted "we want Rooney" as he warmed up.....
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