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January 22, 2011 at 3:21 PM

Happy Birthday to the Sounders and also one of its players

its-your-birthday.gifSounders FC is getting ready to kick off its third season in Major League Soccer, but the professional history in the area dates back much farther. On this day 37 years ago Seattle announced its North American Soccer League franchise would be known as the “Sounders”.

Here we are many teams and leagues later.

I definitely wish I could have seen those games but everyone, I think, can appreciate the history.

Also, January 22nd is the birthday of fan favorite Roger Levesque, whose tenure as a Sounder dates back further than most. He turns 30 today but doesn’t look a day over 28.

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