The weather was cold, very cold. The play was, eh, dicy at times. But the ending was exactly what every investor, front office person, fan, blogger, etc. wanted out of the MLS Cup.
I’ve been following the game a long time, from my playing days, up to now where I write about it. I’ve seen a lot of things in my short time covering this game (who am I kidding to say that writing about this sport for seven years is a long time, it’s not). But I’ve never seen a shootout quite like yesterday’s epic one between Sporting KC and Real Salt Lake.
I had planned to make the trip to Kansas City for the final but weather, travel, money and other factors kept me in Dallas for it. So instead, I watched from my house, my warm house. My wife joined me and she was impressed by the game even though she had no real rooting interest (though it quickly turned late in the game to supporting KC). (more…)