ATLANTA (FOX 5 Atlanta) - Atlanta United wins MLS Cup, beating Portland Timbers 2-0, and it didn't take long for messages to pour in congratulating the club on its historic victory.
From fellow Atlanta sports teams like the Braves, Falcons, and Hawks, to Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal, and local police departments, there was no shortage of excitement on Twitter.
CONGRATS!!!! 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆— Atlanta Dream (@AtlantaDream) December 9, 2018
Way to do it for the 🅰️!
Y’all CONQUERED & SHINED! 👏🙌 https://t.co/GQj7DExh61
Congratulations to the Atlanta United FC - You Conquered 🏆 2018 MLS CUP CHAMPIONS!!!— Duluth Police Dept (@DuluthGAPolice) December 9, 2018
It has been 23 years since the last sports team in Atlanta to win a championship. 🏆 pic.twitter.com/7dUdzw4XiK
The second-year MLS club won Saturday night's MLS Cup in front of a record-setting 73,019 supporters.
A victory parade is planned for 10 a.m. Monday to celebrate the Atlanta United.