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FOLLOW ALONG: Cincinnati joins MLS

MLS and FC Cincinnati are schedule to make a special announcement at Rhinegeist Brewery Tuesday evening (Credit: @MLS) MLS and FC Cincinnati are schedule to make a special announcement at Rhinegeist Brewery Tuesday evening (Credit: @MLS)
CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -

The time has come for the Queen City. Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber, along with MLS officials to announce Cincinnati is now a part of Major League Soccer.

"We are a three major league city," mayor John Cranley said during the announcement on Tuesday. 

[MORE: FC Cincinnati to join MLS, become city's newest pro sports franchise]

MLS Commissioner Don Garber gave multiple shout-outs to fans thanking them for all their support.

"To the fans - you folks have shocked the world and showed us that if you have the right city, ownership and management, public support and the ability to bring fans together – great things can happen. And the world has taken notice," he said. 

FC Cincinnati Owner Carl Lidner said it the best - "We did it." 

Here's a look at what was happening on social media leading up to the announcement:

(Credit: @MLS)

We see you, MLS!

Former MLS player Taylor Twellman, who was on hand for the announcement, also got in on the action, taking in all Cincinnati has to offer. He shared his Queen City adventure.

(Credit: @TaylorTwellman)

The league also tweeted out some of the sights they saw Tuesday afternoon.

It appears they knew all the hot spots to hit up.

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