Atlanta United FC
|Full name||Atlanta United FC|
|Nickname(s)||The Five Stripes|
|Founded||April 16, 2014|
Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
(expandable to 71,000,
standing room to at least 73,019)
|Head coach||Gonzalo Pineda|
|League||Major League Soccer|
|2018||Eastern Conference: 2nd|
Atlanta United FC is an American soccer team from Atlanta, Georgia that plays in Major League Soccer since the 2017 season. They are in the Eastern Conference. The team was founded on April 16, 2014, and it is owned by the owner of the Atlanta Falcons of the NFL, Arthur Blank. The team's manager right now is Gonzalo Pineda. The team's colors are black, red and gold. The team played their home games at the Bobby Dodd Stadium for part of their first season but now they play at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium after it was completed in August 2017.
References[change | change source]
- Roberson, Doug (December 9, 2018). "Atlanta United sets MLS Cup attendance record". The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Retrieved December 9, 2018.
- "Black, red, gold & officially Atlanta United FC". thenewstribune.
- Martin, Jill (2018-12-09). "Atlanta United wins MLS Cup in second season, ends city's sports title drought". CNN. Retrieved 2022-04-03.