Yael T. Abouhalkah

Sporting KC’s sweet victory over obscene Real Salt Lake T-shirt

Updated: 2013-12-11T00:33:53Z

By Yael T. Abouhalkah

The Kansas City Star

Remember that obscene T-shirt that some supporters of Real Salt Lake were promoting before the MLS Cup game?

I wrote about the issue and got slammed by some soccer “fans” for not understanding this kind of silliness is just part of the game.

But I wonder how those Real Salt Lake fans are feeling now?

Sporting KC, of course, won the MLS Cup on penalty kicks Saturday afternoon at a frigid but rocking Sporting Park in Kansas City, Kan.

It wasn’t an easy victory, which made the outcome probably even sweeter.

Now I’m left wondering: Did any hometown fans see the actual T-shirt that mocked Kansas City and Sporting KC?

Love to hear from you on Twitter @yaeltabouhalkah or here in comments.

Yes, victory does taste a little sweeter for Sporting KC when this kind of issue arises — and the good guys win in the end.

To reach Yael T. Abouhalkah, call 816-234-4887 or send email to abouhalkah@kcstar.com. Follow him at Twitter.com/YaelTAbouhalkah.

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