Official Guide: How To Be The Ultimate Orlando City Soccer Fan
Orlando has officially come down with soccer fever. Many of us, whether or not we have kicked a soccer ball in our entire life, are decked out in our Kaká jerseys, painted faces, and souvenir cups every home game. If you are already are an Orlando City Super Fan or aspiring to be one, here is all you need to know to get ready for your next home game!
Orlando City Soccer Apparel:
If you don’t already have purple clothes in your closet, it’s time to stock up! Try sporting your favorite player’s jersey or simply where an Orlando City t-shirt. Heck, they even sell them at your local Publix or you can check get all your MLS apparel HERE.
To be an all-around Super Fan, you HAVE to be ON TIME and that means avoiding game traffic. Just so you know, every Downtown Orlando parking garage offers free LYNX LYMMO service to and from the stadium. We recommend prepaying for your parking; learn how here: orlandoeventparking.com.
Super Fans love to party. That means you have to know how to get the party started, EARLY. Several hours before kick-off, outside of the stadium visitors can spot fans with flags, drums, face paint, and most likely a drink in their hands. That means Super Fans MUST be in the center of the hype. If you aren’t already part of the Iron Lion Firm and The Ruckus well you’re simply not cut out to be a considered a Super Fan
Names to Know
If you haven’t heard the name Kaká around town, our question is, “Have you been living underneath a rock?!” Well, if you’re an Orlando City Soccer newbie, Kaka is a World Cup winner from Brazil, has more Facebook followers than Lebron James, and is the most expensive player in Major League Soccer. Other names to know: Aurélien Collin (2013 MLS All-Star), our keeper Earl Edwards (goalkeeper for the US in 2009 World Cup), Break Shea (US National Team member).
One last thing before we forget. If you don’t already have an Orlando City Soccer magnet with the season’s game schedule, stop whatever you’re doing and go get one. NOW. There are still plenty of Orlando City Soccer games left for you to hone in on your Super Fan Skills. #WorthDoing