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Addlery: From the Bronx to D.C. United Via Vietnam

Nicholas Addlery took the most of his break when he entered D.C. United's game against Colorado Thursday night in the 10th minute after starter Guy-Roland Kpene was injured. The Jamaican-born Addlery scored his first MLS goal and set up Brazilian Fred's first MLS goal in a 4-1 win.

Addlery's rout from his home in the Bronx to MLS's D.C. United included stints at the California University of Pennsylvania, the Trinidad & Tobago pro league and Dong Nai FC of the Vietnamese First Division. He joined United three weeks into this season after the USL-1 Virginia Beach Mariners folded.

"Corner kick came in and I headed it -- it was simple," said Addlery, who had played only 37 minutes in seven previous games for United. "It was no razzle-dazzle, Harry Potter magic. As long as you get lucky."

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