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Governor Perry and Massachusetts Governor Make Wager on MLS Cup


Governor Rick Perry Friday placed a friendly wager with Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick on the 2007 Major League Soccer (MLS) Cup this weekend between the reigning MLS champion Houston Dynamo and the New England Revolution at the RFK Stadium in Washington, D.C.

Both governors have agreed that regardless of which team wins on Sunday, the wager should go to a local charity.  The governors have each wagered Texas and Massachusetts specialties, bar-b-que and lobster, respectively.

"There is no chance the New England Revolution can keep up with the Lone Star State's reining soccer champs," Perry said.  "The Dynamo play to win and I expect a huge victory come this Sunday."

The Houston Dynamo closed out the regular season with an all-time MLS record for fewest goals allowed, finishing its 30-game regular season with only 23 goals allowed.

Gov. Patrick said he expects the Revolution to finish on top. 

"I am confident that the Revolution will continue this season of champions in New England.  I hope the Texas ribs are as good as the Colorado steaks the Red Sox won for us," he said.

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