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DC United executive steps up confidence in new stadium project

Aug 19, 2014, 10:31 AM EST

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DC United’s hopes for a new home took another verbal step in the right direction, courtesy of the club’s managing director.

Jason Levien’s PR saavy could not be doubted — he’s as comfortable on camera as any reporter — but he gave fans plenty of reason to be excited.

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It’s been a long, long road for DC United, with missed deadlines and delays dotting the landscape. But Levien’s comments are a step in the right direction for the Buzzard Point project, if tinged and perhaps soaked with politics.

From MLSSoccer.com:

“Last time I was on, I said I was cautiously optimistic about the stadium,” Levien said in the interview (above). “I am going to tell our fans out there we are ready to remove the ‘cautiously’ from that statement.”

Watch the whole thing here:

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