May 4, 2022: The Sounders defeated the Mexican club Pumas 3–0 to win the CONCACAF Champions League tournament. Raul Ruidiaz scored the first two goals and Nico Lodeiro netted the third. Seattle is the first MLS team to win this competition, which stands for “Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football.”
December 2, 2021: Yeimar Gomez was named to the MLS Best XI team. In just his second year with the club, he distinguished himself as one of the league’s top defenders. Seattle midfielder Joao Paulo and forward Raul Ruidiaz were also named to the Best XI. Ruidiaz led the Sounders with 17 goals during 2021.
October 6, 2021: Brazilian midfielder Joao Paulo dribbled through four defenders from his own half to the Colorado goal and then nudged the ball under a sliding goalkeeper to earn MLS Goal of the Week honors.
September 11, 2020: The Sounders beat the San Jose Earthquakes 7–1—the most goals in team history. Raul Ruidiaz and Joevin Jones scored two goals each. Jordan Morris had three assists.
2020 Season Preview: The Sounders are favored to win the MLS Cup again, but it won’t be easy. Playmaker Nicolas Lodeiro will have to have another great season, Jordan Morris will have to repeat his fine 2019 season, and Raul Ruidiaz will have to stay healthy for Seattle to reach a second straight championship.
November 10, 2019: The Sounders were crowned champions of Major League Soccer after defeating Toronto FC in the MLS Cup, 3–1. More than 69,000 fans cheered on Seattle, which got goals from Kevin Leerdam, Raul Ruidiaz, and Victor Rodriguez. Rodriguez, who came into the match as a substitute, was named MVP of the final.
2018 Season Preview: After a narrow loss to Toronto in the MLS Cup, the Sounders are laser-focused on a return to the top of the league. The team on the field is almost identical to its successful 2016 and 2017 squads, with the notable addition of Norwegian midfielder Magnus Wolff.
October 22, 2017: Stefan Frei blanked the Colorado Rapids in the final game of the regular season. Frei finished the year with 13 shutouts to lead all MLS goalkeepers.
May 23, 2017: The Sounders received their 2016 championship rings in a private ceremony. The rings are made of white gold and include 38 diamonds.