Get excited because the day has finally arrived! D.C.’s soccer team will play at Audi Field -- its new stadium -- this Saturday, and it’s not a game you’re going to want to miss. 

Everything about the new Audi Field is large and state-of-the-art. Games here will simply never be the same! 

Audi Field will open to the public on Saturday, July 14, when D.C. United faces the Vancouver Whitecaps on their new home turf for the first time.

Not only will Audi Field attract people for soccer games, but it will also bring crowds to the southwest waterfront to experience all the recent neighborhood developments, including new restaurants, bars, and entertainment. The stadium is also located just two blocks from Nationals Park, where the Washington, D.C., Nationals play baseball. 

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Space will be no issue, as the new facility will be able to seat 20,000 people. As the team is “ the most decorated franchise in U.S. soccer history and the most championed professional team in the District of Columbia,” all those seats will be filled with eager fans. Because of its size and location, Audi Field will also “host a variety of other sporting and cultural events, community activities, and concerts.”

You can read more about the construction process of the stadium here, and check out the D.C. United website for photos, logistical information, and game schedule.

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