The Night at Nippert no one will forget

FC Cincinnati began at a high-top table and with five wooden chairs inside Jeff Berding’s kitchen. Future dreams and goals were written on a legal pad.

Sunday night, the club played its MLS home opener before a sold-out crowd. Only four years separated the start to now.

Everything the Orange and Blue – and most importantly, the fans – have achieved is simply remarkable. That the club continues to outdo itself reiterates how far soccer has come in this city.

But Sunday night was at its peak.

For years, dreams were about MLS nights at Nippert Stadium. One finally happened ­– and was better than anyone could’ve hoped for.

This story originally ran March 18, 2019, for (Continue reading here)