H. Res. 867 reads -
Tedski can take heart in the fact that while there are 53 other Representatives who attached their names to this bill, including one other Arizonan, his own Congresswoman, Gabrielle Giffords, has not signed onto H. Res. 867.
Commending the Houston Dynamo soccer team for winning the 2007 Major League Soccer Cup.
Whereas the Houston Dynamo soccer team won the 2007 Major League Soccer Cup, defeating the New England Revolution by a score of 2-1 at RFK Stadium on November 18, 2007;
Whereas as the Houston Dynamo came back from a 1-0 halftime deficit to defeat the Revolution;
Whereas as Dwayne De Rosario, assisted on the tying goal to Joseph Ngwenya, scored the winning goal and was named the game's MVP;
Whereas as the Houston Dynamo were playing without Brian Ching, the MVP of last year's MLS Cup due to injury;
Whereas as the Houston Dynamo has won the Major League Soccer Cup for the second consecutive year;
Whereas as the Houston Dynamo is the first team to win back-to-back MLS Cups in 10 years;
Whereas as the Houston Dynamo have won the MLS Cup in their first 2 years of existence in Houston;
Whereas Houston Dynamo Coach Dominic Kinnear has guided the team to 26 wins, 20 draws, and 16 losses in his first 2 seasons in Houston; and
Whereas Houston Dynamo defender Eddie Robinson and midfielder Dwayne De Rosario were named to the 2007 MLS Best XI all-star team:
Now, therefore, be it
Resolved, That the House of Representatives--
(1) commends the Houston Dynamo soccer team for winning the 2007 MLS Cup; and
(2) congratulates the team for back-to-back MLS Cup wins in their first 2 seasons in Houston.