Eric Cantona Announced as Director of Soccer for New York Cosmos

The most iconic club in the history of American soccer, the New York Cosmos folded alongside the North American Soccer League in 1985.

After years of an attempted revival (to no avail), Pele announced the revival of the New York Cosmos in August 2010.

With the revival, the Cosmos announced the creation of a youth academy called the Cosmos Academy and the purchase of the Copa NYC tournament.

Since then, the Cosmos have seen several players join the organization with the goal of getting the Cosmos into Major League Soccer.

On January 19, the Cosmos made what is arguably their biggest splash since announcing Pele as the honorary president of the club.

The Cosmos announced that Manchester United legend Eric Cantona had joined the club as Director of Soccer.

During his storied career, Cantona became the first foreign player in Premier League history to have a massive impact on the game. During five years with the Red De...

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