Drew Carey is a stand-up comic turned actor and producer and is now regarded as American soccer’s most recognizable supporter. Carey is an owner of Seattle Sounders FC and serves as chairman of Sounders FC Alliance, the club’s member association.
Why is Seattle called the Sounders?
Of the more than 14,500 votes received in choosing the new team name, 49% of the votes included some form of the name “Sounders“. Upon announcing the name of the club, Hanauer acknowledged the significance of keeping with tradition: “The team playing at the highest level in our region has always been called Sounders.