Update: See photos from soccer at Busch Stadium.
St. Louis resident George Gansner was able to snag a ticket to the highly anticipated Manchester City v. Chelsea F.C. soccer match tonight at Busch Stadium -- but he won't be needing it. That's because he'll be on the now transformed field refereeing the game.
Courtesy of Gansner George Gansner.
"To get to do a game in my backyard is really a great honor," Gansner, a linesman, tells Daily RFT. "I get to do games all over North America, Central America and the Caribbean...but I never get to do one here in St. Louis."
But tonight, he'll finally get a chance to step on to the field at Busch for the first professional non-baseball event at the new stadium.More »