Local, National Sports Teams Celebrate ‘May The 4th,’ Star Wars Day

May 4, 2020, 2:08 PM
(Photo courtesy of Real Salt Lake)...
(Photo courtesy of Real Salt Lake)
(Photo courtesy of Real Salt Lake)

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.

Utah State football posted a Stars Wars themed video featuring defensive back Shaq Bond.

The Salt Lake City Stars, the G-League affiliate of the Utah Jazz posted photos from their game last season.

The Utah Grizzlies got in on the action in celebrating Star Wars Day.

University of Utah’s golf team has a picture of a player swinging a golf club but the club is a light saber.

Here is a creative video from the Chicago Fire of Major League Soccer. Their goalkeeper stops the ball with the force.

The Denver Broncos used their wide receiver Courtland Sutton and linebacker Bradley Chubb to wish everyone a Happy Star Wars Day.

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.


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