Canadians come together to celebrate historic TFC run

Athletes and Olympians from around the country celebrate Toronto FC in the first MLS Cup final to feature a Canadian team.

Athletes, Olympians support Canadian team in MLS Cup final

"Nothing is more powerful than a club whose time has come." The TFC fans show their support at BMO Field one last time. (@torontofc/Twitter)

On a chilly Saturday night in Toronto, Toronto FC took on the Seattle Sounders in the first MLS Cup final to feature a Canadian team. It was a big moment for the city that has gone through its fair share of tough times.

But it wasn't just Torontonians supporting the football club, it felt more like the entire country was cheering them on. 

Other hometown teams, the Toronto Maple Leafs, Raptors and Blue Jays, that are all going through championship droughts of their own, showed their support.

Athletes from across the sports world were all over social media donning red gear and cheering on the home team.

Even the Prime Minister of Canada seemed pretty excited.

Even though TFC lost the Cup final to the visiting Seattle Sounders, they were still admired for bringing the excitement of a championship to an entire country. 


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