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Real Saltlake 2008/09 Training kit Small

Real Saltlake 2008/09 Training kit Small

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Condition: ★★★★★

A beautiful training top in fantastic condition. It was manufactured by Adidas with their ClimaCool Technology. The size is Small.

During the 2008/09 season, Real Salt Lake had a somewhat mixed performance across various competitions. Here's a summary:

MLS Regular Season: Real Salt Lake finished the 2008 MLS regular season with a record of 10 wins, 10 draws, and 10 losses, earning them 40 points. They finished in fifth place in the Western Conference.

MLS Playoffs: Despite an average regular season, Real Salt Lake made a surprising run in the playoffs. They defeated Chivas USA in the Western Conference semifinals but fell to the New York Red Bulls in the Western Conference finals.

U.S. Open Cup: Real Salt Lake reached the semifinals of the 2008 U.S. Open Cup but were defeated by D.C. United, preventing them from advancing to the final.

During the 2008/09 season, Real Salt Lake had several key players who contributed to their performance across competitions:

  1. Kyle Beckerman: A central midfielder and team captain, Beckerman played a vital role in controlling the midfield and distributing the ball. His leadership and tenacity were crucial for Real Salt Lake.

  2. Javier Morales: An attacking midfielder, Morales was known for his creative playmaking abilities. He often orchestrated Real Salt Lake's attacks and was a key contributor in creating scoring opportunities.

  3. Nick Rimando: As the team's goalkeeper, Rimando provided stability and reliability at the back. His shot-stopping abilities and leadership in organizing the defense were instrumental in Real Salt Lake's success.

  4. Robbie Findley: A forward with pace and goal-scoring ability, Findley was often relied upon to lead the team's attacking line and provide goals when needed.

  5. Jamison Olave: A solid central defender, Olave played a crucial role in Real Salt Lake's defense. His physical presence and ability to win aerial duels helped strengthen the team's backline.

  6. Nat Borchers: Another key defender, Borchers provided stability and consistency in Real Salt Lake's defense. His positioning and ability to read the game helped thwart opposing attacks.

Rio Tinto Stadium: Real Salt Lake plays their home matches at Rio Tinto Stadium, located in Sandy, Utah. The stadium is known for its stunning mountain views and state-of-the-art facilities. It has hosted various soccer events, including MLS matches, international friendlies, and U.S. Open Cup games.

Supporter Culture: Real Salt Lake boasts a passionate fan base known as the "RioT Brigade" and "Section 26." These supporters create a vibrant atmosphere at Rio Tinto Stadium, cheering on the team with chants, songs, and colorful tifo displays. The club's strong connection with its supporters adds to the unique identity of Real Salt Lake within MLS.

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