Local, National Sports Teams Celebrate ‘May The 4th,’ Star Wars Day
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Sports teams from around the state of Utah and the country have posted some fun and creative videos in honor of Star Wars Day.
May 4th has been adopted as Star Wars Day because of the playful pun of “May the force be with you” to “May the 4th.”
Teams locally in the state and professional teams from around the United States put their creative ideas on Twitter to celebrate Star Wars Day.
Real Salt Lake posted photos from their May the 4th game last season. The MLS season is suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic.
— Real Salt Lake (@realsaltlake) May 4, 2020
Utah State football posted a Stars Wars themed video featuring defensive back Shaq Bond.
The force is strong in #️⃣4️⃣!#MayThe4thBeWithYou @ShaquezBond.#AggiesAllTheWay pic.twitter.com/uyRV5O7ZdM
— USU Football (@USUFootball) May 4, 2020
The Salt Lake City Stars, the G-League affiliate of the Utah Jazz posted photos from their game last season.
𝒎𝒂𝒚 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝒇𝒐𝒓𝒕𝒉 𝒃𝒆 𝒘𝒊𝒕𝒉 𝒚𝒐𝒖
A Monday memory from 12/27/2019 & our #StarWars Night ⭐️#StarWarsDay pic.twitter.com/QaEwnd2dN7
— Salt Lake City Stars (@slcstars) May 4, 2020
The Utah Grizzlies got in on the action in celebrating Star Wars Day.
May the 4th be with you, Grizzlies fans! #GoGrizzGo 🐻🏒 pic.twitter.com/2uEnot8vIq
— Utah Grizzlies (@UtahGrizzlies) May 4, 2020
University of Utah’s golf team has a picture of a player swinging a golf club but the club is a light saber.
May The Fourth Be With U 😎 #MayThe4thBeWithYou #goutes pic.twitter.com/xybsB1SUf5
— Utah Mens Golf (@UtesGolf) May 4, 2020
Here is a creative video from the Chicago Fire of Major League Soccer. Their goalkeeper stops the ball with the force.
No team will ever beat this #MayThe4th video from the @ChicagoFire. pic.twitter.com/8JdG1lAi1g
— Scott Sandalow (@ScottSandalow) May 4, 2020
The Denver Broncos used their wide receiver Courtland Sutton and linebacker Bradley Chubb to wish everyone a Happy Star Wars Day.
#StarWarsDay | @SuttonCourtland pic.twitter.com/eLNTHTFZtG
— Denver Broncos (@Broncos) May 4, 2020
The Arizona Cardinals posted a video of star wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald as a jedi master battling the other three teams in the NFC West.
It takes strength to resist the Dark Side. Only the weak embrace it.#MayThe4thBeWithYou | #StarWarsDay pic.twitter.com/ltmUfoKDz9
— Arizona Cardinals (@AZCardinals) May 4, 2020