Washington, D.C. (December 19, 2012) – +D.C. United today announced that the club has re-signed veteran defender Robbie Russell. Russell made 19 appearances (16 starts) and tallied a goal in the 2012 campaign, his first season with United. Per club and League policy, exact terms of the deal were not disclosed.
“We are pleased that Robbie will return to United for the 2013 season,” said D.C. United General Manager Dave Kasper. “Robbie brings a wealth of experience and veteran leadership to our locker room, and we are pleased to have reached an agreement to bring him back,” continued Kasper.
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Birthplace: Accra, Ghana
Previous Club: Real Salt Lake
Acquired: Acquired on 11/29/11 from Real Salt Lake in exchange for a 2013 MLS SuperDraft third-round selection.