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Toronto's British roots combined with a huge immigrant population have helped make the Toronto Football Club (TFC), the newest addition to the city's pro-sports tapestry, a success. And during events like the FIFA World Cup, UEFA European Championship, and Copa América (America Cup), sports bars and cafés with TVs are teeming.
Toronto FC. Canada's first Major League Soccer team and Toronto's first professional soccer team in years, Toronto FC kicked off in 2006 in a new 20,000-seat stadium. Fans get seriously pumped up for these games, singing fight songs, waving flags, and throwing streamers. Games sometimes sell out; single-game tickets go on sale a few days before the match. The season is March–October. BMO Field, 170 Princes' Blvd., Exhibition Place, Toronto, ON, M6K 3C3. 1-855/985–5000 Ticketmaster. www.torontofc.ca. Union, then 509 Harbourfront streetcar west; 511 Bathurst streetcar south.