The D.C. United have altered their strict no-outside bottled water policy for tonight’s friendly against Everton FC of the English Premiere League. From the D.C. United’s website:
To combat the heat wave, RFK Stadium is allowing fans to bring two unopened 20 oz. bottles of water into the match Saturday.
The heat index is supposed to be 105 degrees at kickoff. That’s hot. That’s not just regular hot, that Satan’s armpit hot.
According the D.C. United’s website, they normally don’t allow people to bring their own bottled water to games. They do bend the rules when there is an official heat advisory in effect. They then allow fans to bring in one (1) factory sealed bottle of water. It’s a testament to how hot it is on the east coast now that the water Nazis that operate RFK Stadium are allowing people to bring two whole bottles of water.
My guess is they don’t want to pay for all the extra EMT coverage not allowing fans to bring in enough water will produce.