Toronto Mike

Toronto FC and Me: An Offer I Couldn't Refuse

Toronto FC

I'm still fairly new to Blackberry Nation.  I primarily use my Blackberry to jump on the web and as a phone.  I've never really used it to send text messages, but today it vibrated and when I picked it up thinking I had a phone call, I had such a message.  "Dude - want to go to the TFC game today?"

It was from a number I didn't recognize, so I replied with three simple words.  "Who is this?"  It turns out it was my buddy Elvis and he had an extra ticket to this afternoon's game against the Los Angeles Galaxy at BMO Field.  I've never been to a Toronto FC game at BMO Field, so I took him up on the offer.

It turns out there were a few rules.  Firstly, he wanted me to know we'll be sitting with the rowdiest of the rowdy and there will be plenty of boorish behaviour and swears galore.  No problem!  Heck, I wouldn't want to watch my first soccer game in any other environment.  Elvis also told me to wear red.  This was going to be a problem.

I thought about every piece of clothing I own and absolutely none of it is red.  I'm more of a black, blue and grey kind of guy.  After going through everything, I finally found a shirt that will help me fit in.  It's the 2007 Oasis Zoo Run shirt I got when I ran their 10k race last fall.  It's red and it'll do.

I'm taking my camera and I'll be taking notes.  Everyone I know who's been to a Toronto FC game raves about the atmosphere and experience.  I'm starting to think it won't matter that I'm not a soccer guy.

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