Prior to New York Red Bulls' match against D.C. United on September 11, 2016, the South Ward - the section of Red Bull Arena that is home to RBNY's three main supporters' groups - unfurled a tifo in remembrance of the events of September 11, 2001.
The tifo was not the only tribute to those affected by the singular tragedy.
@TotalMLS we raised money to buy tickets for first responders each set a ticket meant he would capo in the gear for x amount of time— Eric Friedlander (@EF1234_1) September 11, 2016
Two first responders from 9/11 part of ceremonial coin toss. pic.twitter.com/lLoJaLLe4o— ESPN FC (@ESPNFC) September 11, 2016
But the banner provided a simple and memorable expression of the prevailing sentiment of the day.
Like he said: pure class.