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Ike Opara bids farewell to Sporting Kansas City with emotional message

After 113 games, 12 goals, two U.S. Open Cups, one MLS Cup and one MLS Defender of the Year award, Ike Opara says he will always have space in his heart for Sporting Kansas City.

Opara was sent to Minnesota United in a blockbuster trade on Monday night, and on Tuesday, Opara posted his heartfelt farewell to SKC on Twitter.

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