You don’t have to live in Florida to cheer on Orlando City SC. After all, the players have fans throughout the country and beyond. Competing as a part of the Eastern Conference in Major League Soccer, this team first started to play in 2015. Since then, they’ve become quite popular.
Back in 2013, Orlando City SC became the 21st franchise. It wasn’t until the following year that the organization revealed the logo. Soon after, they signed the first player. Kaka, who previously played professional soccer in Brazil, became the first designated player for the team. Not too long after, two additional players signed on.
Starting in 2018 and through 2020, the team faced several challenges. Then the COVID-19 pandemic hit, further disrupting the Orlando City SC efforts. Then in 2021, Flavio Augusto da Silva, the primary owner, sold the team to Zygi and Mark Wilf. As the owners of the Minnesota Vikings, they felt passionate about the new venture.
From that time forward, the team has done a remarkable job. For example, they won their first trophy in the fall of last year. In addition, they qualified to play in the CONCACAF Champions League this year after winning the US Open Cup.
An Exciting Future
With coach Oscar Pareja and incredible talent on the field, Orlando City SC deserves the fan’s support. To see this professional soccer team compete in person, you can choose from different games throughout the 2023 season. Below are the options for May, although they have games in April going through October.
- Exploria Stadium, May 6, 2023, 6:00 p.m. – Orlando Pride versus Racing Louisville
- Audi Field, May 10, 2023, 6:30 p.m. – Washington Spirit versus Orlando Pride
- Red Bull Arena, May 14, 2023, 4:30 p.m. – NJ/NY Gotham FC versus Orlando Pride
- Exploria Stadium, May 20, 2023, 6:00 p.m. – Orlando Pride versus Washington Spirit
- SeatGeek Stadium, May 27, 2023, 7:00 p.m. – Chicago Red Stars versus Orlando Pride
Regardless of your preferred date and location, be sure to show pride when attending an Orlando City SC game by wearing purple.
To attend an Orlando City SC game and cheer on the team, you have different ticket options. These fall into the categories listed below.
- Single Game Tickets
- Group Tickets
- Season Tickets
- Member HQ
- Theme Nights and Packages
- Military Tickets
For the last group, Orlando City SC, along with GovX, offers active and retired military personnel a 20 percent discount.
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Fun for the Entire Family
There’s no question that Orlando City SC takes soccer seriously. Every player gives 100 percent, which you’ll witness firsthand by attending a game. From the start of the game until the final buzzer sounds, the stadium will erupt in cheers. Instead of watching soccer on television, experience it in person. This team won’t disappoint.