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Redskins Players Enjoy Soccer Experience

Posted by Andrew Walker on May 31, 2012 – 10:06 am

A record crowd for a soccer match in the Nation’s Capital packed into FedExField Wednesday evening for the men’s soccer friendly between the U.S. and Brazil.

Among the announced crowd of 67,619 at the match were several Redskins players who went to Twitter to show their support for the U.S. team, which lost 4-1 to the extremely talented Brazil squad.

The pre-match star of the show was Redskins’ rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III, who was presented a U.S. Men’s National soccer jersey — appropriately clad with “Griffin III” and “10” on the back” — chatted it up with U.S. head coach Jurgen Klinsmann and stood on the sidelines during the match:

Robert Griffin III:

Several other Redskins players took in the soccer atmosphere Wednesday night at FedExField, including:

Offensive lineman Erik Cook:

Quarterback Jonathan Crompton:

Kicker Graham Gano, who was probably itching to get out on the field and try out his kicking skills:

Wide receiver Pierre Garçon:

And outside linebacker Brian Orakpo:


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