Acquired: Traded from D.C. United on June 27, 2011, in exchange for Dwayne De Rosario.
Has become the emotional and physical leader of his team from central midfield. Great ability to cover ground and win tackles while protecting his backline. McCarty has become one of the most efficient passers in the league, and a captain that the fans rally behind. 2015 was his best season yet being named MLS Best XI and MLS All-Star for the first time in his career.
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PROFESSIONAL: Started his career as a bench player for FC Dallas but over the course of his development became a vital part of the squad including starting their MLS Cup appearance. Spent a half season with DC United before being swapped for Dwayne De Rosario and heading to the New York Red Bulls.
INTERNATIONAL: 5 senior US caps, including captaining the squad in a friendly. Had a successful youth career as a member of the 2008 Beijing Olympic team, 2007 FIFA U-20 World team, and a member of the United States U-17 Residency Program.
COLLEGE: Was drafted in the first round of the 2006 MLS SuperDraft as a Generation Adidas member. Had successful two-year career at the University of North Carolina including a second team All-American award.
NOTES: Dustin, played professionally with the LA Galaxy in 2011.