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A Sporting KC fans waits in the stands (Credit: Getty Images)

A Sporting KC fans waits in the stands before of the start of the game against Real Salt Lake in the 2013 MLS Cup at Sporting Park. (Dec. 7, 2013)

MLS Cup: Real Salt Lake vs. Sporting KC

Sporting KC beat Real Salt Lake in penalty kicks, 7-6, in the MLS Cup Saturday at Sporting Park in Kansas City.

KANSAS CITY, KS - DECEMBER 07: Luis Gil
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KANSAS CITY, KS - DECEMBER 07: Luis Gil #21 of Real Salt Lake works the ball between Aurelien Collin #78 and Lawrence Olum #13 of Sporting KC in the first half of the 2013 MLS Cup at Sporting Park on December 7, 2013 in Kansas City, Kansas. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

KANSAS CITY, KS - DECEMBER 7: Ned Grabavoy
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KANSAS CITY, KS - DECEMBER 7: Ned Grabavoy #20 of Real Salt Lake and Chance Myers #7 of Sporting Kansas City tangle up as the battle for control of the ball during the first half of the MLS Cup Final at Sporting Park on December 7, 2013 in Kansas City, Kansas. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

KANSAS CITY, KS - DECEMBER 07: Sporting KC
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KANSAS CITY, KS - DECEMBER 07: Sporting KC fans wait in the stands before of the start of the game against Real Salt Lake in the 2013 MLS Cup at Sporting Park on December 7, 2013 in Kansas City, Kansas. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

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A Sporting KC fans waits in the stands
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A Sporting KC fans waits in the stands before of the start of the game against Real Salt Lake in the 2013 MLS Cup at Sporting Park. (Dec. 7, 2013)

KANSAS CITY, KS - DECEMBER 07: A Sporting
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KANSAS CITY, KS - DECEMBER 07: A Sporting KC fans waits in the stands before of the start of the game against Real Salt Lake in the 2013 MLS Cup at Sporting Park on December 7, 2013 in Kansas City, Kansas. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

KANSAS CITY, KS - DECEMBER 07: Sporting KC
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KANSAS CITY, KS - DECEMBER 07: Sporting KC fans wait in the stands before of the start of the game against Real Salt Lake in the 2013 MLS Cup at Sporting Park on December 7, 2013 in Kansas City, Kansas. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

KANSAS CITY, KS - DECEMBER 07: Sporting KC
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KANSAS CITY, KS - DECEMBER 07: Sporting KC fans wait in the stands before of the start of the game against Real Salt Lake in the 2013 MLS Cup at Sporting Park on December 7, 2013 in Kansas City, Kansas. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Real Salt Lake fans react as their team
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Real Salt Lake fans react as their team enters the field before the MLS Cup championship soccer match against Sporting Kansas City in Kansas City, Kan., Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)

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Sporting Kansas City fans react as their team
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Sporting Kansas City fans react as their team enters the field for the MLS Cup championship soccer match against Real Salt Lake in Kansas City, Kan., Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)

Sporting Kansas City forward Dom Dwyer (14) gets
(Credit: AP Photo Colin E. Braley)

Sporting Kansas City forward Dom Dwyer (14) gets tripped up by Real Salt Lake defender Chris Schuler (28) during the first half of the MLS Cup final soccer match in Kansas City, Kan., Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)

Real Salt Lake midfielder Kyle Beckerman, left, and
(Credit: AP Photo Colin E. Braley)

Real Salt Lake midfielder Kyle Beckerman, left, and Sporting Kansas City forward Graham Zusi, right, battle for the ball during the first half of the MLS Cup final soccer match in Kansas City, Kan., Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)

Real Salt Lake defender Nat Borchers walks off
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Real Salt Lake defender Nat Borchers walks off the field after getting hit in the face by a kicked ball during the first half of the MLS Cup final soccer match against Sporting Kansas City in Kansas City, Kan., Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)

Real Salt Lake goalkeeper Nick Rimando attempts to
(Credit: AP Photo Colin E. Braley)

Real Salt Lake goalkeeper Nick Rimando attempts to block a shot by Sporting Kansas City during the first half of the MLS Cup final soccer match in Kansas City, Kan., Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)

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Real Salt Lake defender Chris Wingert (17) and
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Real Salt Lake defender Chris Wingert (17) and goalkeeper Nick Rimando (18) check on defender Nat Borchers (6) after he got hit in the face with the ball during the first half of the MLS Cup final soccer match against Sporting Kansas City in Kansas City, Kan., Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)

Sporting Kansas City defender Lawrence Olum (13) heads
(Credit: AP Photo Colin E. Braley)

Sporting Kansas City defender Lawrence Olum (13) heads the ball as Real Salt Lake midfielder Ned Grabavoy (20) defends during the first half of the MLS Cup final soccer match in Kansas City, Kan., Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)

KANSAS CITY, KS - DECEMBER 07: Jimmy Nielsen
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KANSAS CITY, KS - DECEMBER 07: Jimmy Nielsen #1 of Sporting KC waits in goal against of Real Salt Lake in the first half of the 2013 MLS Cup at Sporting Park on December 7, 2013 in Kansas City, Kansas. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

KANSAS CITY, KS - DECEMBER 07: Lawrence Olum
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KANSAS CITY, KS - DECEMBER 07: Lawrence Olum #13 of Sporting KC batlles for the ball against Luis Gil #21 of Real Salt Lake in the first half of the 2013 MLS Cup at Sporting Park on December 7, 2013 in Kansas City, Kansas. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

KANSAS CITY, KS - DECEMBER 07: A Sporting
(Credit: Getty Scott Halleran)

KANSAS CITY, KS - DECEMBER 07: A Sporting KC fan waits in the stands before of the start of the game against Real Salt Lake in the 2013 MLS Cup at Sporting Park on December 7, 2013 in Kansas City, Kansas. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

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KANSAS CITY, KS - DECEMBER 07: Jimmy Nielsen
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KANSAS CITY, KS - DECEMBER 07: Jimmy Nielsen #1 of Sporting KC makes a save against Chris Schuler #28 and Alvaro Saboru #15 of Real Salt Lake in the first half of the 2013 MLS Cup at Sporting Park on December 7, 2013 in Kansas City, Kansas. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

KANSAS CITY, KS - DECEMBER 7: C.J. Sapong
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KANSAS CITY, KS - DECEMBER 7: C.J. Sapong #17 of Sporting Kansas City gains control of the ball past Ned Grabavoy #20 of Real Salt Lake during the first half of the MLS Cup Final at Sporting Park on December 7, 2013 in Kansas City, Kansas. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

KANSAS CITY, KS - DECEMBER 07: A Sporting
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KANSAS CITY, KS - DECEMBER 07: A Sporting KC fan cheers in the stands during the game against Real Salt Lake in the 2013 MLS Cup at Sporting Park on December 7, 2013 in Kansas City, Kansas. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

KANSAS CITY, KS - DECEMBER 7: Benny Feilhaber
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KANSAS CITY, KS - DECEMBER 7: Benny Feilhaber #10 of Sporting Kansas City and Javier Morales #11 of Real Salt Lake battle for the ball during the first half of the MLS Cup Final at Sporting Park on December 7, 2013 in Kansas City, Kansas. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

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