The Seattle Sounders will hand out No. 11 placards prior to Saturday's game against Toronto FC and are asking fans to hold them up at the 11:00 mark as a tribute to Steve Zakuani, who had his leg broken by a Brian Mullan tackle during Friday's game. The idea for the tribute seems to have risen organically as Sounders fans started pushing the plan on Twitter, which eventually got the ear of part owner Drew Carey. The tribute will be similar to the way Sounders fans showed their support for Charlie Davies after he was hurt in a car accident.
Sounders fans are also being invited to sign oversized get-well cards prior to Saturday's game. The cards will be located three locations -- Soccer Celebration, the Northwest Marshalling Area and the main entrance to the Pro Shop. Fans interested in making a donation in his name are being asked to send money to his charity, Kingdom Hope.
Zakuani announced via Twitter that he was coming back to Seattle on Tuesday.
You can go to SoundersFC.com to send your well wishes and to download the card ... or you can get it here: Zakuani No. 11 card