New Yorkers Took to the Streets to Celebrate NYCFC's First Win at Yankee Stadium

New Yorkers Took to the Streets to Celebrate NYCFC's First Win at Yankee Stadium

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New Yorkers Took to the Streets to Celebrate NYCFC's First Win at Yankee Stadium

NYCFC played its first MLS home game at Yankee Stadium, beating the New England Revolution 2-0 Sunday afternoon right around the same time the NCAA Tournament brackets came out. Despite the grousing of Yankees like Mark Teixeira, the makeshift solution of playing soccer at a baseball stadium drew almost universally rave reviews.

Afterward joyous NYCFC fans took to the streets of the Bronx to celebrate as if the Yankees had just won a World Series. Well, not really, since selfie sticks didn’t exist the last time the Bombers won a title waaaaaay back in 2009.

Here’s how it looked when David Villa scored the team’s first goal.

As with anything that generates buzz — think a band releasing its second album — we’ll wait and see if the NYCFC love affair continues for the club’s next home game on March 28 vs. Sporting Kansas City. If the first game is anything to go by, MLS and NYCFC have a platform to build on.

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