Toyota Team Player: Steve Birnbaum
WASHINGTON, DC (ABC7) —
Meet Steve Birnbaum: DC United’s new captain.
"It is my first year as a captain here so trying to lead the team and make players around me better," said Steve Birnbaum.
Birnbaum is a US National team defender in his fourth MLS season.
The captaincy is more than just an honor it is a responsibility and Birnbaum is ready for the challenge.
"A lot of challenges come with being a captain," he said.
While Birnbaum is excited about the team’s new stadium, he wants to make the most of United’s final season at RFK.
We want to make sure it is a fortress and people have a tough time playing here," Birnbaum said.
Congratulations Steve Birnbaum you are this week’s Toyota Team Player.