RSL celebrates championship with Salt Lake rallies

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Real Salt Lake celebrated its Major League Soccer championship with lunch at the governor’s mansion, a rally at the state capitol and a motorcade to its stadium in Sandy. Real Salt Lake stunned the Los Angeles Galaxy on Sunday, winning the league championship on penalty kicks in Seattle. RSL returned to Salt Lake City on Monday where hundreds greeted them at the airport. On Tuesday, the team ate with Gov. Gary Herbert and his wife before a rally outside the capitol. Herbert called it a great day for Utah and Utah sports. In the afternoon, a motorcade slowly made its way 16 miles south to Rio Tinto Stadium, where another celebration was scheduled Tuesday evening.

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