The Worldwide Leader in Sports has had its say: The Kansas City Cauldron is the loudest supporters section in Major League Soccer.
A vital component of soccer in America revolves around the matchday atmosphere. Diehard fans across the league spend their time and money creating experiences and traditions unique to the cities they represent, and arguably nowhere is that more evident than at Children's Mercy Park.
A new ESPN.com feature story takes a firsthand look at five MLS stadium environments that rival any in American pro sports, and the home of Sporting Kansas City has earned particular plaudits for the deafening noise that bellows from the Cauldron faithful. Click here for the full story.
Sporting will take the field at Children's Mercy Park on Thursday night for a pivotal Heineken Rivalry Week showdown with Minnesota United FC at 8:30 p.m. CT. Tickets are available at SeatGeek.com with live coverage slated for ESPN, ESPN Deportes, the ESPN app, Sports Radio 810 WHB and ESPN Deportes KC 1480 AM.