United had the first pick in Thursday’s SuperDraft, but made a trade with the Union to take University of California defender Steven Birnbaum second overall.
D.C. United was slotted to pick No. 1 in the 2014 MLS SuperDraft but they traded that pick to the Philadelphia Union for the No. 2 pick where they selected Cal defender Steven Birnbaum.
D.C. United traded defender Ethan White and the top allocation ranking to the Philadelphia Union for defender Jeff Parke and the sixth allocation ranking.
The U.S. Men's National team January camp begins January 6th and two DC United players made the cut.