Neymar is Ideal Player To Lead Rebirth of New York Cosmos

Neymar, the sensational 18-year-old star forward of Brazilian club Santos FC, epitomizes the best of Brazilian soccer, he is marvelously skillful, stylish, charismatic and exudes the joyous spirit of “el jogo bonito.” He has accomplished much with the Brazilian club and recently made his debut with the Brazilian national team, in New Jersey, of all places.
Top European clubs, like Chelsea, Real Madrid and Juventus, covet the youngster, but a 30 million euro transfer fee and the desire of Santos to retain its top star have been stumbling roadblocks that, so far, have stood in the way.
Neymar's popularity and admiration is such that some observers have dared to compare him with the great Pele. Like Neymar, Pele also started his career with Santos FC, and enjoys a close, deeply personal friendship with the young phenom.
Which brings me to one of Pele's latest business activities: promoting the return of the legendary club New York Cosmos.
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