The Montreal Impact is a Montreal, Quebec based Canadian professional soccer team. The Montreal Impact competes in the Major League Soccer (MLS) professional Soccer League in its Eastern Conference. The Montreal Impact began play in 2012 as an expansion team, being the league’s third Canadian club, and replaced the North American Soccer League team of the same name.
In 2015, the Montreal Impact became the first Canadian club and second MLS club to advance to the final of the CONCACAF Champions League, a highly competitive and prestigious annual continental club football competition organized by CONCACAF for the top football clubs in North America, Central America, and the Caribbean, where the Impact finished runners up in the two game aggregate goal series against Club América from Mexico City. The Impact won the Canadian Championship in 2013 and 2014. The club plays its home games at Saputo Stadium in Montreal.