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2019 MLS Cup Final Photo Gallery

The Seattle Sounders beat Toronto FC 3-1 on a Sunday afternoon in the Pacific Northwest. John Babiak was there to capture it all.

Seattle goalkeeper Stefan Frei holds the MLS Cup after his side beat Toronto 3-1.
John A. Babiak - @Photog_JohnB

Supporters marched, fireworks explored, flags flew, and the fans roared at the 24th MLS Cup Final hosted by the Seattle Sounders at CenturyLink Field. With a record 69,274 faithful fans on their feet from kick-off to the final whistle, Toronto FC ultimately succumbed to the Seattle Sounders 3-1, with four picturesque match-day goals coming from Seattle’s Kelvin Leerdam, Victor Rodriguez, Raul Ruidiaz, and Toronto’s Jozy Altidore.

The atmosphere was electric, NFL Super Bowl-like. This 2019 season finale was a tribute to the immense popularity of Major League Soccer in North America.

Privileged to be on the pitch, here I share a collage of images that capture some of the color, people, players, match-play and pageantry.

All photos credit to John A. Babiak (@Photog_JohnB).