“You’ll Never Walk Alone” and Liverpool. “Sweet Caroline” and the Boston Red Sox. Throughout sports, there are numerous instances of teams adopting songs, anthems and chants.
Consider Minnesota United and “Wonderwall” as another pairing to add to the list. But how did the 90's British rock hit become associated with a club in the Midwest? It's a funny story.
"The Ritual" is a new feature series that goes behind the stories of the most unique MLS matchday rituals and the ways in which they bring to life the culture of soccer in North America.
Want more? Here are some of the best rituals around the league: