"I wanted to give them peace of mind. I don't want them to think I am better than them. That's always been the perception of my career: I'm a prima donna, I'm a bad teammate, I'm bad in the locker
room. That's not the case."
-- D.C. United striker Eddie Johnson
, on apologizing to his teammates on Thursday for comments made in an MLSSoccer.com
article in which, while trying to explain why he
hasn't scored for D.C. United, said that in Seattle, "I felt like I didn’t have to run as much because we had better guys that had more quality on the ball.” (Washington Post Soccer Insider