In the United States, a new league final known as the MLS was played that ended up devoting Seattle Sounders FC as champions for the second time in its history.
After the title achieved in 2016, the set of Seattle defeated by 3 to 1 a Toronto FC in the final and shouted champion at the hand of his captain, former Boca Nicolas Lodeiro.
Kelvin Leerdam, Victor Rodriguez and the Peruvian Raul Ruidiaz were the authors of the goals for the Sounders to celebrate a new cup against a busted stadium. Almost 70 thousand people were present on the court. It was also the third time in four years that these two teams dispute the final of the playoffs in a duel that has already become a classic.
Lodeiro thus consecrated himself again in the North American league after the titles of First and Argentine Cup conquered with Boca. "We knew how to suffer against an opponent who always put a lot of pressure on us, defended very well and also attacked quickly and with danger, but our first goal made a difference, the same as the second with the departure of Victor (Rodriguez) who was sensational", Uruguayan said after the meeting.