You could feel the anticipation in the air at today's Home Opener Pep Rally. Hundreds of Union fans came out to support their hometown club on the brink of its first home game ever. After the Pep Rally, Team Manager Peter Nowak took his troops to Lincoln Financial Field for a final training session before tomorrow's match. Here's a glimpse.
Union fans gathered to support their hometown club at City Hall
The whole squad came out to greet the fans
Chris Seitz finds a Union fan deep with a signed shirt
Young soccer players in the region can now dream of playing for the Union
Mayor Nutter boots a Union ball into the crowd
The Union crest in lights at Lincoln Financial Field
One last training session before the Home Opener
Nowak & Co. have had two weeks since Seattle to prepare for D.C.