Posts Tagged ‘MLS’

10. New York Cosmos




Football Icon 10 : New York Cosmos

The classification criteria for this article has been tricky . It would immediately go straight into the M.L.S. Section , one would imagine , but then , World Football could also have an argument . However , my personal preference would be as a Football Icon . The reason I plump for Icons , is their criterion in not merely affecting notoriety on the field , but to having a legitimate influence upon Supporters and Society in general . Well , for a short period in the Mid – 1970’s until the early 1980’s , the New York Cosmos can reasonably said to have accomplished this , all the more laudable in a Country not generally conducive to the wiles of The Beautiful Game .

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7. Juninho




Football Icon. 7 : Juninho

Antônio Augusto Ribeiro Reis Jr. aka Juninho Pernambucano (born Recife, Pernambucano, Brazil, 30th January 1975) began his career at hometown club Sport Club do Recife, playing futsal for their youth team until being awarded a senior contract in 1993.

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