TORONTO, ONTARIO – DECEMBER 10: Jozy Altidore #17 of the Toronto FC keeps an eye on the ball against the Seattle Sounders during the 2016 MLS Cup at BMO Field on December 10, 2016 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Seattle defeated Toronto in the 6th round of extra time penalty kicks. (Photo: Claus Andersen/Getty Images)

Five thoughts on the MLS Cup Final

The Seattle Sounders have won MLS Cup despite failing to put a shot on goal. The last time they didn’t put a shot on target? July 24th, the last match they played before Sigi Schmid was fired as manager. They lost 3-0 that day to Sporting KC, and barely even attempted a shot. But the […]

KANSAS CITY, KS – DECEMBER 07: The Philip F. Anschutz trophy is seen on the field before the start of the match between Real Salt Lake and Sporting Kansas City in the 2013 MLS Cup at Sporting Park on December 7, 2013 in Kansas City, Kansas. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Toronto FC, the Seattle Sounders and the MLS Cup: How did they get here?

We’ve arrived at the final stop of the long, winding road that is the MLS season. Toronto FC play the Seattle Sounders at what will be a packed BMO Field on Saturday at 8:00 et, finishing off a season that included everything from a major Drogba controversy to the ongoing demise of the North American […]

Previewing Wednesday’s MLS knockout round matches

Philadelphia Union vs. Toronto FC Quick overview: Neither team is in particularly good form entering this early-round contest. Sixth-seed Philadelphia enter this matchup having not won since August 27th, while Toronto come in having seen their defense falter and their attack lose some luster over the past month and a half. TFC are in much […]

NEW YORK, NY – JULY 12: Sebastian Giovinco #10 of Toronto FC reacts after missing a shot against the New York City FC during a soccer game at Yankee Stadium on July 12, 2015 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Adam Hunger/Getty Images)

VIDEO: Sebastian Giovinco scores golazo in Toronto 24 hours after playing in Italy

This is why Sebastian Giovinco will be Most Valuable Player in Major League Soccer. Not offense to guys like Kei Kamara and Benny Feilhaber, but the Toronto FC midfielder played two games, on both sides of the world, in a 24 hour span. And he capped it all off by scoring one of MLS’ goals […]

SEATTLE, WA – APRIL 13: A general view during the match between the New England Revolution and the Seattle Sounders FC at CenturyLink Field on April 13, 2013 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Best and worst MLS kits for the 2015 season

Every year, every team in MLS unveils one or two new kits. We at 32 Flags are here to rank each kit, both home and away and determine where each team ranks overall in their kit designs. Some of these kits, we agreed with how they looked while some others, we highly disagreed. Hopefully, with […]

GENOA, ITALY – NOVEMBER 18: Sebastian Giovinco of Italy reacts during the International Friendly match between Italy and Albania at Luigi Ferraris on November 18, 2014 in Genoa, Italy. (Photo by Valerio Pennicino/Getty Images)

Sebastian Giovinco is the most important MLS signing since Beckham

MLS and Toronto FC have made it official, 27 year old Italian international Sebastian Giovinco is leaving Juventus to come to North America and play in MLS. This is a change of pace when it comes to typical MLS signings who are coming from Europe. MLS has had a history of signing players from Europe […]