appmarsh | Footage: 1000’s of Sounders fanatics crowd Seattle park for pre-MLS Cup birthday party with Macklemore

“This. Is. It.” And it was once one thing.

Seattle Sounders FC fanatics grew to become out in drive Sunday morning for pre-MLS Cup festivities simply blocks from CenturyLink Box as town’s professional football group were given set to tackle Toronto FC for the league championship.

1000’s of Sounders trustworthy clad in Rave Inexperienced and blue jammed Occidental Park within the Pioneer Sq. group, chanting and cheering as hip-hop superstar Macklemore and others fired everybody up.

(Taylor Soper / appmarsh Picture)
Seattle hip-hop superstar Macklemore plays in Occidental Park. (Taylor Soper / appmarsh Picture)

Children at the shoulders of fogeys aimed smartphones on the scene, flags and scarves waved over the gang and folks posed for selfies in entrance of a big reproduction of the MLS Cup trophy.

Macklemore, the Seattle rap superstar who is definitely hooked up to town’s professional sports activities groups, pumped up the gang with a choice of his hits, together with “Superb” and “Cannot Dangle Us.” He gave a unmarried price tag to one fortunate fan.

After the track, the standard March to the Fit commenced, with the massive crowd slowly making its method south towards the stadium. Loud chants of “Seaaaaaatttttlllleeeee, Sounnnnnnnderrrrrrrrs,” crammed the streets.

Take a look at a number of footage from the scene:

MLS Commissioner Don Garber, left, hangs with Sounders proprietor Adrian Hanauer. (appmarsh Picture / Taylor Soper)
(appmarsh Picture / Kurt Schlosser)
(appmarsh Picture / Taylor Soper)
Terry Myerson, a former Microsoft exec and one of the Sounders’ latest homeowners, hangs out on the pre-match birthday party. (appmarsh Picture / Taylor Soper)
Lovers kick a football ball forward of Sunday’s event. (appmarsh Picture / Kurt Schlosser)
Coloured smoke fills the air right through the March to the Fit. (appmarsh Picture / Kurt Schlosser)
Sounders goalie Stefan Frei is depicted in a advent by means of Seattle Instagram artist Rudy Willingham. (appmarsh Picture / Kurt Schlosser)
(appmarsh Picture / Kurt Schlosser)
(appmarsh Picture / Taylor Soper)
(appmarsh Picture / Taylor Soper)
(appmarsh Picture / Taylor Soper)

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