The very best images from the 2013 MLS Cup final

Brooks Peck
December 8, 2013

Sporting Kansas City won their second MLS Cup on Saturday, beating Real Salt Lake in front of a frozen yet jubilant home crowd. The visitors scored first, but Kansas City defender Aurelien Collin equalized in the 76th minute and with the help of goalkeeper Jimmy Nielsen, they won the longest shootout in MLS playoff history 7-6.

These are the very best pictures from the day...

Sporting KC Mario had just one obstacle left to claim the trophy.

How cold was it? Heat packs on your boots cold.

But Chewbacca coat wearing Rob Ford lookalike don't care, baby.

Real Salt Lake's Nate Borchers bleeds his own blood after getting hit in the face with the ball.

Sporting KC's captain makes a shootout save.

Puma got very excited during the shootout.

Boom goes the MLS Cup.

Why wait when you've got spray paint?