Atlanta United FC began play in the MLS in 2017, playing their matches at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium. The team finished in 4th place with a record of 15W-10D-9L in the Eastern Conference. They would be beaten by the Columbus Crew in the first round of the playoffs.
Michael Parkhurst was traded the Atlanta United FC by the Columbus Crew for general allocation money. Hew was named team captain. Previously played for New England Revolution (2005-2008) Nordsjaelland (2008-2012) FC Augsburg (2013-2014) Columbus Crew (2014-2016)
US National Team (2007-2014)
I had written to the team near the end of the first season, and this was received at the start of the 2018 season. 8 x 10" photo and a printed signature on 8.5 x 11" paper.