Timbers Army went and pissed off its own club's owner

Certain people want MLS to be more European. For them, today’s Twitter exchange between Portland Timbers’ owner Merritt Paulson and the club’s main supporters groups (or, at least, whoever was in control of the group’s account) should warm their cold Euro hearts.

The Timbers Army account went on a fairly lengthy rant following the team’s Tuesday loss, a 3-1 defeat that knocked the Timbers out of CONCACAF Champions League:

Affirming his title as King of the Deleted Tweet, Paulson hopped in had his say:

Earlier today, Paulson got back on his Tweet Box and defended his position:

I’ll respect your intelligence here, avoid the commentary and just let you appreciate how absurd this is. Being a “footballing nation” is hard sometimes.

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