FC Dallas

Soccer in Texas might not have the century-old roots that it does in some parts of the world, but don’t let that fool you: The beautiful game is alive and thriving in the Lone Star State. Since 1995, FC Dallas has been a stalwart member of Major League Soccer (MLS), painting the town red with a mix of high-octane soccer and a vibrant fan culture.

Established as one of the ten charter clubs of MLS, FC Dallas has been synonymous with the growth of the league. The team’s trophy cabinet bears the fruits of their labor, most notably the 2016 U.S. Open Cup and the Supporters’ Shield from the same year.

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A Star-Studded Roster: The Global Appeal of FC Dallas

FC Dallas has been home to many renowned players who’ve left an indelible mark, not just on the franchise, but also on the MLS. Stars like Colombian international Juan Toja and Guatemalan maestro Carlos Ruiz have all donned red and white.

The team’s commitment to nurturing talent is well-documented. Brek Shea, for instance, started his career at FC Dallas before representing teams in the English Premier League and the U.S. National Team. Players from FC Dallas routinely compete in the world’s biggest leagues, offering a level of talent and competitiveness unparalleled in most North American sports.

Texas-sized Rivalries: From Houston to the World

The matches against in-state rivals Houston Dynamo are particularly passionate affairs. Known as the Texas Derby, these games are brimming with intensity. Outside of MLS, FC Dallas has also had memorable battles against Pachuca and Tauro FC in the CONCACAF Champions League, adding an international flavor to their rivalry portfolio.

Moreover, the team’s participation in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup has brought it into direct competition with the country’s top teams, including the New York Red Bulls and Seattle Sounders, adding an extra layer of excitement for supporters.

The Heart of Soccer in Texas: Toyota Stadium

No soccer experience is complete without the thrill of the stadium, and Toyota Stadium offers an ambiance that is second to none. The heartbeat of the action lies in the West Stand, where supporters’ groups, such as the Dallas Beer Guardians and El Matador, create a lively and energetic atmosphere.

For a more relaxed experience, the East Stand offers fantastic sightlines and a bit of shade during those hot Texas afternoons. A seat here would set you back approximately $35 to $50 per match. If you’re interested in something more luxurious, there are options like the Winners Club or the Midfield Suites, with prices ranging from $110 to $310. Here, you can enjoy the match with top-notch amenities and unmatched comfort.

Join the Red Wave Today!

All in all, the thrills of watching FC Dallas compete in the MLS are hard to beat. The team’s rich history, the quality of players, intense rivalries, and the electrifying atmosphere of Toyota Stadium all come together to create an experience that is more than just a game; it’s a celebration of soccer.

This season promises to be an unforgettable one. So, why wait? Join the red wave today and witness the beautiful game like never before. Let’s go, Dallas!

Bring the Game

  • The Soccer Hall of Fame: Located at Toyota Stadium, the National Soccer Hall of Fame is a must-visit for any FC Dallas fan. It’s the first major sports hall of fame to be built within a stadium, showcasing U.S. soccer history with its interactive exhibits and memorabilia.
  • The Youth Academy: FC Dallas boasts one of the most successful youth academies in the U.S., producing talented players who have gone on to represent both the club and the country. The academy has won multiple national championships and continues to play a pivotal role in U.S. soccer.
  • Innovative Kit: In 2020, FC Dallas introduced a new eco-friendly kit, made entirely from recycled plastic gathered from oceans. The innovative design effort was aimed at raising awareness about ocean pollution and demonstrated the club’s commitment to environmental conservation.
  • Their Mascot – Tex Hooper: FC Dallas has a unique and entertaining mascot named Tex Hooper, a Texas Longhorn who’s been the team’s mascot since its inaugural season. He is always a fan favorite and helps create a fun and family-friendly atmosphere at home games.
  • Lamar Hunt Statue: A bronze statue of Lamar Hunt, the founding father of American soccer and the original investor-operator of FC Dallas, stands outside the northwest corner of Toyota Stadium. The statue is a tribute to his immense contributions to soccer in the United States.