REAL SALT LAKE
CLUB WORLD CHAMPIONS?
HOW ONE MLS TEAM IS CHANGING THE WORLD'S VIEW OF AMERICAN SOCCER
For the first time in US soccer history, an American soccer team could compete in the FIFA Club World Championship and possibly forever change the global perception of US soccer
WHAT IS CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE?
AN INTERNATIONAL TOURNAMENT TO FIND THE BEST CLUB TEAMS IN NORTH AMERICA, CENTRAL AMERICA AND CARIBBEAN SOCCER LEAGUES
COMPRISING OVER 3000 TEAMS
WHY IT’S SO HISTORIC
FOR THOSE OF YOU WHO DON'T FOLLOW SOCCER
1st MLS CLUB EVER
TO POSSIBLY WIN THE CCL
And get to play in the FIFA Club World Championships against such teams as Manchester United and Real Madrid.
25-0-9 AT HOME
LONGEST ACTIVE HOME WIN STREAK
Since May 2009, they have had 34 consecutive non losses at RioTmto Stadium.
POSSIBLY THE BIGGEST
MLS MATCH EVER
"In some ways, you could argue that Salt Lake's run to the CCL final is already the greatest international accomplishment in the history of U.S. club soccer.”
WHAT IS AGGREGATE SCORING?
MORE TOTAL GOALS AT THE END OF THE 2-GAME SERIES WINS. IF TIED, TOTAL AWAY GOALS SCORED SERVE AS A TIE BREAKER
2:2 GAME 1 ON 4-20-2011
GAME 2 POSSIBILITIES
ROAD TO THE CHAMPIONSHIP
GROUP STAGE: feb.22 2011
REAL SALT LAKE-USA • CRUZ AZUL - MEXICO ARABE UNIDO - PANAMA
AT 8:00 PM (MOUNTAIN STANDARD)
ELIMINATION STAGE: feb.222011
REAL SALT LAKE- USA • CRUZ AZUL- MEXICO • SANTOS LAGUNA - MEXICO COLUMBUS CREW - USA • MONTERREY - MEXICO • SAPRISSA - COSTA RICA OLIMPIA - HONDORAS • TOLUCA – MEXICO
THE TEAM IS THE STAR
“The support that we've gotten simply cannot be put into words. It’s been overwhelming to say the least. I've seen support from your local fans but from the entire MLS has been surprising but we will gladly represent MLS to the
THE SECRET WEAPON
With a 70 wins to 18 loss record at home this is the nickname given to their home turf.
A QUESTION FOR HEAD COACH JASON KREIS
YOUNGEST COACH IN MLS
Q: Did you ever imagine that RSL would be MLS champs, playing for the ccl final, and having the opportunity to play in the club world championships?
A: "No, I never would have imagined we could accomplish all of this in such a short time. We only believed that we could make things better and that we would give it everything we had. All of the true accolades go to the players
though, because they are the ones with the truly difficult task of buying into our philosophies and working as hard on a daily basis as we ask them to.”
“The number of franchises is growing; the investment in soccer stadiums is growing. All these things point to the right direction.” - David Gill
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HOW AMERICA'S LOVE FOR SOCCER IS GROWING
POPULARITY AMOUNG U.S. YOUTH
AMERICAN WORLD CUP VIEWERSHIP
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