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King is a typical wiggly, cuddly, energetic 12-week-old Labrador Retriever puppy with a big mission—to become a service dog for a veteran or first responder. He takes the mantle from Spike, who was recently released from the service dog program due to a minor medical issue.
Spike radiates cute and shows off his floppy ears and custom Atlanta United kit daily on social media. But for all the adorable Instagram fodder, Spike has a higher calling. He's training to become a service dog through America's VetDogs, a New York–based nonprofit that places dogs with disabled veterans and first responders.
As "All Gold Everything" rapper Trinidad James walked the new kit down the runway at the official MLS reveal event in NYC, season ticker holders in Atlanta were treated to a smaller launch party that literally featured all gold everything.
Gerardo “Tata” Martino once again roamed the Mercedes-Benz Stadium sideline Wednesday night, leading the Mexico men’s national team to a 3-1 friendly win over Venezuela, a team that included Atlanta United star Josef Martínez.
Last weekend, Atlanta United arrived at Mercedes-Benz stadium for the home opener looking particularly dapper in new custom suits. That’s thanks to bespoke outfitter Knot Standard, which announced its partnership with the team for pre-game and travel attire—and its new showroom in Atlanta, set to open at the Buckhead Exchange this May.
The defending MLS Cup Champions unveiled their new home jersey with literal fireworks during an event at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on February 15.
On a chilly and wet Monday morning, fans took to downtown Atlanta to celebrate Atlanta United as the 2018 MLS Cup champions. Here's a photo gallery of what we saw along the parade route. (Feel free to chant along as you browse.)
The curse has been lifted. In just their second season, Atlanta United defeated the Portland Timbers 2-0 to bring home the MLS Cup. Just before the victory parade began Monday morning, we stepped outside our downtown office to speak to United fans about what the championship means to them and to the city.
Starting Saturday, soccer fans will take over Atlanta for our city's first time hosting Major League Soccer's All-Star Game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, where a roster of MLS players—including Atlanta United's Miguel Almirón, Ezequiel Barco, Brad Guzan, Josef Martínez, and Michael Parkhurst—take on Italian team Juventus.
Dance to throwback tunes at Venkman's, cheer on the Atlanta United, and see Zac Brown Band perform at Suntrust Park.