Flashback Friday: On this day in 2013, Sporting KC were crowned MLS Cup champions

Five years ago today, dreams came true in Sporting blue.

On Dec. 7, 2013, Sporting Kansas City lifted their second MLS Cup championship at the expense of Real Salt Lake. In one of the most iconic matches in Major League Soccer history, Manager Peter Vermes' men prevailed in a 10-round penalty shootout following a tense 1-1 draw in which Alvaro Saborio and Aurelien Collin traded second-half goals.

This unforgettable battle dripped with drama from beginning to end amidst frigid temperatures at Children’s Mercy Park, culminating with a wild series of penalties that took place in front of the Cauldron. Enjoy the full match highlights above as Sporting KC ultimately celebrated their greatest on-field achievement to date.

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