On Wednesday the Orlando City Soccer Club unveiled a new tribute to the victims and families of the Pulse shooting that took place on June 12, 2016. The memorial will be a permanent fixture at the soccer club's new stadium: 49 rainbow seats emblazoned with #OrlandoUnited, meant to symbolize the 49 innocent lives lost on that day.

"We put them in Section 12 obviously because we felt that was pertinent. It was June 12, as you know, last year, when the tragedy happened," said Phil Rawlins, the president of Orlando City who led the dedication. "They'll certainly be seen by everyone inside the stadium, and are a very significant reminder of that day." The seats stand out amongst the stadium's otherwise purple and white chairs, and are regular season ticket holder seats, which means that getting an up-close and personal experience of the tribute is accessible to all who attend games.


You can watch a clip of the unveiling below, or see the full-length video on Orlando Club SC's site.

The official unveil. Watch the full video at the link in our bio. #OrlandoUnited

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Sources: MLS