Currently Major League Soccer Cup and Supporters' Shields champions, Columbus Crew professional soccer club is located in the Columbus, Ohio. The club was owned by the legendary Lamar Hunt, who also owned the Kansas City Chiefs and FC Dallas. The Crew currently plays their home games at Columbus Crew Stadium with capacity 22,500, the first soccer-specific stadium ever built by an MLS franchise. Columbus Crew Stadium is located on the grounds of the Ohio Expo Center and State Fairgrounds. The Crew has won four major trophies: MLS Cup 2008, the 2004 and 2008 Supporters' Shields, and the 2002 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup. Robert Warzycha is a former Polish soccer midfielder, currently head coach for the Columbus Crew. The nickname "the Crew" is the result of a local fan contest and Crew Cat the team mascot.
Since 2006 adidas has served as kit manufacturer for all MLS teams. The new home shirt has a bright yellow colour. Details on the shirt are in black, and include a curved stripe on the side of the shirt. The adidas logo, the three stripes and the shirt sponsor’s logo are black. The adidas logo is in the centre, while the Columbus Crew badge appears on the left when worn. A sponsor since 2008 Glidden, with big logo is printed in the middle of the shirt with an embroidered USA flag patch on the left and the MLS logo on the right sleeve. Also features, embroidery on the back of the neck of both the home and away jerseys will bear the 'CREW' word mark. These Columbus Crew jerseys will be worn with yellow shorts and socks.