That’s the headline on the Seattle Sounders FC website this morning after the club made history last night, beating the Chicago Fire 2-0 to win a third straight US Open Cup final in front of a record crowd of 35,650 at CenturyLink Field.
Fredy Montero buried the rebound of a Jeff Parke header to put the home team up 1-0 in the 79th minute, and Osvaldo Alonso iced it late with a brilliant solo run.
Take a look at the highlights and postgame comments:
With the win, Seattle joins New York Greek-Americans (1967-69) as the only teams to win three consecutive USOC trophies—and we’re 99.9% sure they’re the only team ever to win it each year in their first three years of existence as a club.
The victory also ensures that veteran goalkeeper and future first-ballot Hall of Famer Kasey Keller, who is retiring at the end of the season, will go out with at least one trophy.