In exciting news for soccer fans, the 2016 Cascadia Cup season has begun! The MLS has announced the schedule for matches between Vancouver Whitecaps, Seattle Sounders, and the Portland Timbers. These matches are for the Cascadia Cup, which was created by supporters of the Vancouver Whitecaps, Portland Timbers and Seattle Sounders in 2004. Cascadia Cup competition has grown to become the largest and fiercest soccer rivalry in the United States and Canada.
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Albeit it for a soccer advertisement, one can't help but love the subtle context that Adidas has placed their new 'Revolutionary Smart Soccer' product line into.
The Portland Timber Army play a starring role, front and center in the new commercial which focuses on midfielder and forward Darlington Nagbe, set against a sea of waving flags, obscured in a green haze. Other players who appear include SKC's Teal Bunbury, FC Dallas' Brek Shea, and Real Salt Lake's Javier Morales.
Shot over the course of several days including the Timber Army's 1-0 win over Kansas City Last month, over a few events including Timbers 1-0 win over Kansas City the piece is meant to premiere Saturday during the Chelsea-Bayern Munich Champions League Final on FOX.