The Angle

The Tailgate: MNUFC Sets Record For Coldest MLS Game In History

by on 15 March 2017

This week we ask the fans: “35,043 braved the coldest MLS match in history to witness Minnesota United’s historic home opener, which clocked in at 19 degrees at the time of kickoff. What’s your take on Minnesota’s record breaking afternoon?”


“Is that really the record you wanted to ask about?”

Rene Blythe, Seamstress for the Band



 “Can anyone tell me what color the ball was that they used? I haven’t been able to find answers anywhere.”

Sally Ving, Mailer Daemon



“Is there anything specifically stated in the laws of the game which prevents a team from building a snow fort around its goal?”

Persephone Birdgins, Egg Scrambler


“Miguel Ibarra was keeping that bench nice and warm, though.”

Frank Bienhoffen, Uber HR Complaint Ignorer


“It wasn’t even that cold, and it isn’t as if I have life-threatening hypothermia right now as we speak.”

Miguel Almirón, United Crusher



What do YOU think? Tell us in the comments.

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  • Benjamin MacKenzie

    “Seamstress for the Band” might be the best job title yet.

  • Dave DuJour

    If you watched the in stadium video you’d have noticed that the ball was pink.

  • Tres Gatos

    “Miguel Almirón, United Crusher”

    Love it. 😸

  • Etch

    It reminded me of an ice fishing contest I went to where no one caught a fish so they couldn’t give the prizes away till the next year.