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Reports: Lloyd Sam traded from New York Red Bulls to DC United

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A legend has left RBNY.

Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports

Today, July 7, is Thursday. On Tuesday, the New York Red Bulls let it be known they were in the market for some attacking help. On Wednesday, Big Apple Soccer's Kristian Dyer broke the news RBNY was looking to ship out veteran winger Lloyd Sam in exchange for some extra shopping money. On Thursday: Lloyd Sam was gone, traded to D.C. United for allocation money, we're told.

The news was first reported by Daniel Falkenheim for NJ.comSB Nation's Black and Red United has its own sources confirming the story from the DC end. Several other reporters have found the same news:

And Sam himself appeared to confirm that a remarkable career for RBNY is at an end.

We love you, Lloyd. We miss you. You are and always will be a legend at this club.