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Christos FC adds another chapter to Baltimore's rich soccer tradition

Christos FC adds another chapter to Baltimore's rich soccer tradition

It’s unimaginable to think an amateur club soccer team could beat a professional team that competes in Major League Soccer, the highest professional division in the country.

But you would have thought otherwise Tuesday night at Maryland SoccerPlex in Boyds when Christos FC took on D.C. United in the fourth round of the 104th Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup.

Christos took to the field a little before 7 with a bag of soccer balls, water to contend with the sweltering heat and fluorescent green T-shirts that were also sported by fans that turned out by the thousands.

The Christos players, coaches and fans all firmly believed they could win.

Why?

For...

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