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Yesterday was opening day for the Seattle Sounders Football Club. The occasion was marked by their flag flying from the Needle and their green and blue colors lighting up the night. Of course, not being tuned-in to the soccer scene, I was clueless. I drove through the Pioneer Square area earlier in the afternoon and noticed droves of people in bright green jackets and Occidental Square filled with people and balloons. I wondered what was up. Later I was taking some shots from First Hill and not only saw the Pioneer Square area was still full of pedestrians, but Quest Field was adorned with international flags and the green and blue flags of Seattle's new MLS soccer team with an old and beloved name, the Sounders. Later I took a walk to the park and noticed the flag atop the Needle and the green light. Seattle is a serious sports town and had a sold out crowd to embrace a new team. And they won their first match!