This mini-doc wonderfully captures how dramatic, star-studded and unique was MLS Cup 1996. Between the highlights on the water-logged field of Foxboro Stadium, Marco Etcheverry,
Jaime Moreno, Jeff Agoos and Chris Armas recall D.C. United’s comeback from a two-goal deficit for a 3-2 overtime win over the Los
Angeles Galaxy, whose stars included Mauricio Cienfuegos, Cobi Jones, Jorge Campos and Eduardo Hurtado.
Etcheverry, unaware of
the golden-goal format, admits he didn’t realize Eddie Pope’s 94th minute goal ended the game, leading to Commissioner Doug Logan handing the trophy to
D.C. United coach Bruce Arena and captain John Harkes.