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DC United [6] vs Dallas Burn [1] : MLS Regular Season : 4.7.1996

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This was on July 7, 1996. Salvadoran, Raul Diaz Arce, became the first player in Major League Soccer history to score 4 goals in a Major League Soccer game at RFK Stadium in Washington DC in a league match between Washington DC United and FC Dallas. (At the time known as Dallas Burn, who featured Mexican, Hugo Sanchez.) DC United would go on to win MLS Cup 96 vs the Los Angeles Galaxy to become the first champions of Major League Soccer. Diaz Arce would go on to finish the season with 23 goals and accomplished the same feat of 4 goals in one game a year later vs the Colorado Rapids.