You may be a die-hard fan or a hater in search of facts about United FC. Play this interesting Minnesota United FC quiz to discover every fascinating detail about the franchise’s origin and current news.
The Minnesota United trivia quiz takes you on a box seat to view the team up close.
1. When Was Minnesota FC Founded?
MNUFC was founded on the 9th of January 2013. It became the 23rd club in the league on 25th March 2015. The team sports a blue jersey in games away from home and a grey at home.
2. Who Founded Minnesota FC?
The Minnesota FC is a combined initiative of several sports owners to push the Minnesota soccer game up a notch into the MSL after clubs like NASL and Kicks combined the crux of North American talents.
3. What League Does Minnesota United FC Play in?
MNUFC replaced the North American Soccer League in the MSL. It played its inaugural game on 3rd March 2017 and won with a score of 5-1 against Portland Timbers.
4. What Is the Nickname of Minnesota FC?
‘Loons’ is the state bird of Minnesota since 1961 and the official nickname and mascot of the Minnesota United FC. Loons are large black and white aquatic birds with red eyes.
5. The Star in MNUFC Depicts the ______
Minnesota is also known as the North Star state following its French state motto. Minnesota was part of the French holdings of Louisiana until it was purchased by the U.S. Thus, the six-point star on the logo.
6. What Is the Name of the Minnesota FC Mascot?
The Loons Mascot was named PK. The organization says, “Loons represents the organization’s efforts to unite the proud Minnesota soccer history under one banner.”PK has been the club’s mascot since mid-2014.
7. What Is the Color of the Minnesota FC Logo?
Zeus Jones designed the MNUFC logo. The eleven feathers on the bird represent the number of players on the field during a game. The upward crest with the wording “L’Etoile du Nord” represents the state.
8. Who Was the First Head Coach of Minnesota FC?
Adrian Paul Heath, a football manager and former player from England. He has been the first and the only head coach of the Minnesota United FC league since 2016.
9. Where Does Minnesota FC Play?
The Allianz Field stadium was built for MNUFC with a seating capacity of 19400 in 2016. The team played most of its home games in NSC, Blaine before becoming an MSL club, and in U.S. Bank Stadium afterwards.
10. Who Owns Minnesota FC?
MNUFC is mainly owned by Bill McGuire, former CEO of UnitedHealth Group and a small group of other Minnesota sports owners such as St. Paul sports, Twins, Timberwolves, and wild investor, Glen Nelson.
11. Who Is the Current Captain of MNUFC?
Alonso has turned 35 and is on the verge of retirement. On the other hand, the prospective captains Molino and Amarilla are indecisive about staying with the team at present.
12. Who Is the Kit Manufacturer for MNUFC?
Adidas has been the team’s kit manufacturer since its inaugural game while the jerseys of the Minnesota United FC is sponsored by Target. The sleeves were initially sponsored by Allianz and Bell Bank.
13. How Many Seasons Has Minnesota FC Played?
The MNUFC became the runner-up of the 2019 U.S. Open. It won the 2017 season, the 2018 season was lost due to injuries, it lost against Atlanta United in 2019. The 2020 matches were stopped due to the pandemic.
14. Does Minnesota Have a Professional Women’s Soccer Team?
The Minnesota Golden Gophers is the first community-owned independent club in the league. They would play for the University of Minnesota in the Big 10 Conference. Their inaugural season will be held in May 2022.
15. Which of These MNUFC Fan Songs?
Apart from the above three, Vamos United, Miguel Ibarra Is My Friend, and Wonderwall are famous Minnesota United FC fan songs that are usually sung in tune with “We Are The Champions” or “ In His Hands.”