Here’s why Portland has been hating on Seattle for a looooong time

The unofficial chants of Portland Timbers and Seattle Sounders fans can sometimes get a little, shall we say, impolite?

Source: Here’s why Portland has been hating on Seattle for a looooong time

There’s this one: “Yeaaah, go Timbers! Fuck Seattle!” And of course: “Woah oh-oh, oh-oh. Fuck off Rose City!”

That’s just one way that relations between Portland Timbers and Seattle Sounders fans get a bit venomous. And the friction might be a symptom of a much larger rivalry between the two cities.

KUOW listener Matthew Wheeler wanted to know: “Is it a soccer thing or does it go further back in history?”

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