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Click above to buy tickets to see the Rapids vs New England Revolution on Wednesday, September 23, at 7:30 p.m.
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- Buy here to see the Rapids vs the San Jose Earthquakes: Wednesday, September 23, at 7:30 p.m.
- Buy here to see the Rapids vs the New England Revolution: Saturday, October 3, at 7 p.m.
Whether you’re a soccer fanatic or a newbie looking to embrace the sport, today’s Groupon is calling your name in a firm but non-violent tone. For $35, snatch this party pack¬—a $60 value—and watch the Colorado Rapids dominate the competition in one of the last three home games of the regular season.
The Rapids are ranked fifth in their conference—a spot they’ll have to hold on to if they want to make the playoffs. Each of the games featured in this deal is crucial for the post-season, so you can be sure to see the Rapids playing their hardest. All three opposing teams are currently ranked below Colorado’s soccer stars, so chances are good (72-77%) that you’ll see the home team prevail.
This party package gets you everything you need to bicycle-kick boredom in the face: a ticket in Section 103 at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park, a Rapids Commemorative T-Shirt, and a hot dog and beer (soda for those under 21). Plus, parking is free. Food, beer, soccer, a T-shirt, and free parking—the exact ingredients required to turn the game into a party.
Soccer is the world’s most popular sport. It’s exciting enough to make entire cities break out in song or riot. Fans relish well timed passes, impenetrable defense, perfectly executed corners, and carding the referee for foul play in the parking lot after the game. Get your Groupon to eat, drink, and cheer for the Rapids as they dominate the football pitch.
Yelpers give Dick’s Sporting Goods Park an impressive 4.5 stars. Here’s why soccer lovers like the stadium:
Sports America Forgot
After decades of under-appreciation, the wonderful sport of soccer has been saved by Major League Soccer. The MLS’s high level of play and exciting cast of characters has helped soccer finally catch fire in the United States, firmly planting a cleated foot in the pantheon of great American sporting pastimes. Many other imported sports, though popular in their homelands, have not fared as well here. Here are a few that have failed to take hold in the U.S.:
* Competitive Pickling
* Miniature Frolf
* Speed Furniture Assembly
* Crops Racing
In October 1995, the Colorado Rapids were introduced as one of Major League Soccer’s 10 charter teams. As one of the league's longest tenured members, the organization has brought a number of landmark moments to Denver, highlighted by a MLS Cup victory in 2010. Three years before their championship campaign, the Rapids became the centerpiece of Dick’s Sporting Goods Park—a sprawling complex that features a total of 24 fully lit sports fields. During Rapids matches, fans get swept up in the park’s lively atmosphere driven by Centennial 38, the team's official supporters group. In their designated “Supporter’s Terrace”, C38 members lead raucous cheers and wave massive flags to inspire their side.