WATCH: Is this the most intense derby in North America?

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John E. Sokolowski
The Montreal Impact and Toronto FC watched their rivalry reach a new level this year, with the two Canadian sides meeting in the MLS Eastern Conference final.

In the world of soccer, there are few things that bring out the vibrancy of the game like rivalries. This time, it's Canada’s game-of-games in the spotlight - Montreal Impact vs Toronto FC.

As fate would have it, they met in the 2016 Eastern Conference final. No Canadian team has ever played in the final, and for one to do so, they must first beat their greatest rival, across two games, with everything to play for. Make no mistake, this is the biggest game in the history of Canadian club soccer.

KICK takes a closer look at the rivalry: