A late penalty kick goal by Union's Sebastien Le Toux gave Philadelphia the equalizer as Saturday's game finished in a 1-1 draw for the Fire. Jeff Larentowicz scored the lone goal for Chicago.
Fire forward Mike Magee isn't just a star on the pitch. The reigning MLS MVP released "Mike Magee's Day Off," a spoof of the 80's cult classic "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" on Wednesday.
As evidenced by the World Cup, soccer's popularity is here to stay in the U.S. And the MLS and the Fire are reaping the rewards, seeing their popularity grow as the sport's grows across the country.
3wFIFA announced on Thursday morning that Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez has been given a nine-game ban and a four month suspension for biting Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini during Tuesday's Group D match.
4wUnited States forward Jozy Altidore will miss the team's game against Germany on Thursday due to a strained left hamstring.
4wMembers of the Chicago Fire have been closely following the U.S. men's national team during the World Cup, and they said they're proud of their fellow players fighting to advance to the round of 16.
1mThousands of USA soccer fans packed the streets of Chicago to watch Sunday evening's World Cup match between USA and Portugal.
1mThe United States seemed on their way to advancing from the Group of Death until Ronaldo found Varela in the 95th minute to force a draw, meaning the U.S. must draw against Germany to advance.
1mDue to copious amounts of rain in the past several days, the U.S. Soccer Federation has moved Chicago's World Cup watch party again, this time to Balbo Drive between Lake Shore and Columbus drives.
1mAfter losing 4-0 to Germany, anything other than a win against the U.S. would take Portugal's qualification for the last 16 out of their hands.