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City of Champions: NYCFC's Road to the MLS Cup

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In just their 7th season in the league, New York City Football Club lifted their first ever MLS Cup on December 11th 2021. It was a turbulent season for the club, but NYCFC caught fire at the right time, putting together a remarkable 9 game unbeaten run en route to becoming champions of the MLS.

This is the first major professional sports championship for New York since the Giants in 2012, re-crowning NYC as a city of champions.

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The feature contains audio and visuals from the following:

NYCFC Head Coach Ronny Deila

NYCFC Defender James Sands

NYCFC Defender Gudmundur Thórarinsson

NYCFC Goalkeeper Sean Johnson

Photos courtesy of the Imagn, part of the USA Today Network and NYCFC

Produced by Michael Calamari

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