Eric Cantona Aims High with the New York Cosmos

The 20th MLS franchise is most likely heading to New York. The New York Cosmos, a special team that is still recognized worldwide, is coming back to life with the help of English businessman and former Vice Chairman of Tottenham Hotspur, Paul Kamsley.  He has seen the opportunity of reviving the biggest soccer club in American history. The Cosmos have named Pele as honorary president and former Manchester United legend Eric Cantona as Director of Soccer. 

“The story of the club is very important for me.  It's not like other clubs.  And the project is very important.  We are here to try our best to help the Cosmos become the best team in the United States and the world. Our ambition is to have the best team in the country, with most of the players coming from our academy, and help the United States national team win the World Cup. It can happen I think, “ said Cantona in an interview to BBC.

In the late 1970s, the Cosmos ...

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