7 Better Names for Atlanta’s MLS Team than Atlanta United FC


Atlanta Grits: Everyone loves Waffle House and tenacity.

Atlanta Empire: Not only nods to a municipal nickname, but offers great chant possibilities — rhymes with fire, higher, and fighter.

Atlanta Flight: Great logo potential. A wingéd soccer ball, perhaps?

Atlanta Redbricks: An homage the very earth beneath the city’s feet, with intriguing potential for brand identity, architectural synergy and souvenirs.

Atlanta Dogwoods: A tribute to all the soccer fields around the city nestled amidst our beloved native trees.

Atlanta Resurgens: Inspired by our municipal motto. Perhaps an accompanying Latin chant too?

ATLetico: Single-name simplicity AND appealing to Atlanta’s substantial Latino fan base.

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