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"NPR news. When you think about sports in the south, you probably think football, not soccer. Well, think again, tomorrow's Major League Soccer championship is between the Portland timbers and Atlanta United the Georgia team is only in its second season. But it's already setting a new standard for professional soccer attendance as Emma hurt from member station. W A B E reports that success is no accident on a Saturday, June the world's most attended soccer game wasn't at the World Cup. It was in Atlanta that might sound surprising. But not to those who go to Atlanta United games and often fill seventy two thousand seat stadium. Last week. Thousands showed."