Sean CroninJustin McDermott, 11, draped in his Celtic F.C. supporters flag, travelled with his parents from Edinburgh, Scotland, to see the match.
Sean CroninJohnny Moore, with his wife Bettie, who was born in Glasgow, Scotland, is an inductee to the U.S. National Soccer Hall of Fame and travelled from San Jose. He credits his love of Celtic F.C. to his Glaswegian roots and to the club's establishment as a charity organization to feed poor Catholics in 1888.
Sean CroninCharles Duff, Patrick Gallgher, Reggie, Peter McNamee, Darren Hood and Kevin Devine are all members of the Bronx Bhoys Celtic Supporters Club. They wanted to make sure to give a shout out to their mates at The Parlour, a Celtic supporters bar in Manhattan.
Sean CroninThe Bronx Bhoys come prepared.
Sean CroninJohn McAloon and his son Michael came from Houston to see the match. John, a native Glaswegian, started the Bobby Lennox Celtic Supporters Club in Houston. John says that sectarian strife between supporters of crosstown Glasgow rivals Rangers F.C and Celtic F.C. has diminished in recent years.
Sean CroninRochelle Kerr, left, and Luisa Fray, who travelled from Glasgow for 24 hours straight to get to this match. Fray, who is a fervent Celtic supporter but who coaches 7- to 16-year-olds for Rangers youth soccer, told a story of being "almost lynched" for wearing Rangers regalia in a Celtic part of Glasgow.
Sean CroninConnor McGeorge, 15, travelled from Dumfries, Scotland, to join his father Graham in Florida, for the trip to Commerce City to see Celtic play. Apparently, the foothills near Castle Rock look just like the Lowlands of Scotland, according to Graham.
Sean CroninGraham McGeorge's forearm. Above the Irish flag, it reads, Tiochfaidh Ar La, which means "Our day will come" in Irish. This popular Irish Republican slogan, joined with permanent epidermal support of Celtic F.C., says a lot about the ties of Celtic supporters.
Sean CroninThe pitch at Dick's Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City.
Sean CroninThese men in Lucha Libre masks were part of a canned audience hired by the MLS to make television coverage of the halftime show look like people actually cared.
Sean CroninCeltic supporters show their colors.
Sean CroninFans from County Clare, Ireland, hung this flag in support of Celtic F.C.