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WFC: Seattle plenty motivated to beat Chelsea (VIDEO)

It's about more than just pride.

The Seattle Sounders have plenty of reasons to seek a win over English giants Chelsea FC when they meet for the second time in their history on July 18 in the launch of the 2012 World Football Challenge.

Sure, the Sounders are playing at home. But that's just one of a number of motivating factors. Find out more from Seattle GM Adrian Hanauer, midfielder Brad Evans, forward Fredy Montero and rookie Andy Rose in the video below:

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