Back with a vengeance

May 18, 2006
By Jeff Carlisle
After Alecko Eskandarian's 10-month injury layoff with post-concussion syndrome, one of the many questions surrounding the D.C. United forward was: What part of his game would be the slowest to come back? Would it be his fitness? His touch? His on-field awareness? Eskandarian ponders this question for a moment before responding, "My heading." At which point, he erupts with a laugh that could rattle any nearby windows.

That Eskandarian, 23, can joke about his time in injury-induced limbo ...

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