Julie Stewart-Binks has the job many sports fanatics would die for. As a FOX Sports reporter, the charismatic Canadian travels up to 240 days a year, getting up close and personal with star athletes, mining them for insights and anecdotes.

This Saturday, she’ll be back in her hometown of Toronto to provide savvy sideline nuggets from the MLS Cup Final between Toronto FC and the Seattle Sounders—and the league will get a first-time winner.

Stewart-Binks’ résumé includes working the World Series, Super Bowl, Stanley Cup and men’s and women’s World Cup, so she’s got the chops. We caught up with her to get the skinny on the city, the match and who’s playing the sexiest football around.

“Both teams can find the back of the net. People are saying Seattle is destined to win. But the more I think about it, the game could go to extra time.”

When you pull out all the stops…
You get the Super Bowl of soccer. FOX Sports is sending up essentially everyone involved in soccer from the network. We’ll warm up with a preview show on FS1 Friday night [10/9 c]. And then on the main FOX network on Saturday, you’ll get a pre-game show, followed by the game [7:30/6:30 c] and post-game shows. We’re going to have people do Facebook Live events, cross promoting and appearing on different shows on FS1. FOX has done several Super Bowls, so they know what they’re doing. It should be a ton of fun.

A fly on the wall…
I’ll be doing a ton of interviews and pre-match chats from pitch level, reporting on anything relevant that people can’t see or hear for themselves. I’ll be talking to the players and coaches and visiting guests. And we’ll be doing interviews this entire week leading up to the big game. I love it.

Insider tips for visitors…
I used to be a Toronto tour guide, so I know some places! All the downtown area is happening. The Distillery District is really cool. Liberty Village is near to BMO Field, so go visit Brazen Head, a great TFC Irish pub. There are great restaurants on the street, very cosmopolitan, different foods. Sample the poutine from the street vendors. You have to try some Canadian beers or wine. Personally, I love King Street West for the restaurants. The area has a great vibe, live music, people, and MLS soccer. What’s not to like?

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And the new, first-time MLS Cup winner will be…
If Toronto’s able to get its way early and can score two goals in the first half, it’s going to be really tough for Seattle to come back. But if Seattle scores first—Toronto is a team that can come back, they were down 3-0 to Montreal in the first game of the Eastern final but still won 7-5 on aggregate—it may be best, because that would spark Toronto and we’d have an open game.

A star-studded showdown…
Both teams can find the back of the net. But if you compare the big players—TFC’s Michael Bradley, Jozy Altidore and [MLS 2015 MVP and top scorer] Sebastian Giovinco versus Seattle’s Nicolas Lodeiro, Nelson Valdes and Jordan Morris—Toronto definitely has more firepower and star power. But [MLS 2016 Rookie of the Year] Morris just has to finish the chances he gets for Seattle to win. People are saying Seattle is destined to win. But the more I think about it, the game could go to extra time.

A British pundit says Jürgen Klopp’s Liverpool is playing “sexy” football…
Well, for some time now, Barcelona with MSN [Messi, Suarez and Neymar] has been playing sexy football. But closer to home, even TFC in the playoffs has played some sexy football.

Dream on, dream on…
Working at FOX Sports, covering all these different sports events, is my dream come true. It continues to keep getting better. And it’s funny how it’s come full circle for me, having grown up in Toronto, then moving to LA, and now going back to cover TFC in this final versus Seattle. It’s special. Oh, and the more I think about it, Toronto could win this one in penalties.

When you’re all the way in… and have gone completely psycho. #MLS #TFC #soundersfc

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