D.C. United competes as a member of the Eastern Conference in Major League Soccer and was one of the first ten starting clubs of the league, founded in 1996. In its early years, the team was also one of the most successful, winning eight out of thirteen titles between 1996 and 1998. Throughout its career, the club has achieved several winning titles and records. They hold the joint MLS record for most Supporters' Shields, have four MLS Cups, and have been crowned U.S. Open Cup Champions three times. D.C. United was also the first team to consecutively win both the Supporters' Shield and MLS Cup. They are one of only two teams in the MLS to have won the CONCACAF tournament (1998). They also won the Copa Interamericana in 1998, bringing home the only intercontinental title of MLS. View the complete D.C. United schedule and tickets for 2021.