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LAFC’s first game in social media

We look at social media posts from the club’s inaugural game.

MLS: Los Angeles FC at Seattle Sounders FC
Los Angeles FC forward Diego Rossi (9) celebrates after scoring a goal against the Seattle Sounders during the first half at CenturyLink Field. 
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From the opening kickoff to the final whistle, Los Angeles Football Club’s official welcome to the MLS started with a bang against Seattle Sounders FC. We take a look at the game, through the eyes of social media.

Fans getting to Seattle and showing their support …

LAFC supporters had no issue making the trek to CenturyLink Field for the game …

Co-owners Mia Hamm and Nomar Garciaparra made the game and were featured on ESPN’s coverage ...

Of course, you know who else had to make an appearance …

The team’s arrival at CenturyLink …

Watching the team warm up before kickoff …

More than 40,000 to watch LAFC’s inaugural game ...

Let’s not forget about the opening kickoff …

Then, 11 minutes it, magic happened …

About a minute later, former Sounder Tyler Miller came up with this gem …

A healthy Laurent Ciman did his part on defense in the first half …

LAFC head coach Bob Bradley at the half …

LAFC fans in the stands ...

Reactions on the W ...

And a great way to start the inaugural season ...

Words from Miller on facing his old team ...

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