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Cantona back in football

Manchester United legend Eric Cantona is making a shock return to the game as director of soccer at New York Cosmos.

The Cosmos are rising from the flames, with their eventual aim being to secure a place in MLS, and they are determined to make a huge impact. Chairman Paul Kemsley has recruited Cantona with the brief of assembling a squad capable of challenging for honours.

"I am very honoured to join the legendary New York Cosmos," Cantona said. "It's a big project, a wonderful project. The Cosmos are very strong, beautifully made, with a great past. It's kind of a mix between football and art.

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Maradona2107d ago

cool. He is a special guy. And start up with the club that Pele played in is cool. US soccer needs that.

sokrates2107d ago

I just got a new favorite team in the US:)
Its New York Cosmos!

KingsCross2107d ago

You are a United Junkie. Thats about it. I guess its time to open up your eyes for MLS! Its more than an old, angry French man.

karim2107d ago

I just hope he won't get his team to learn some "kung fu" techniques on opponents or fans :P.

ohahCantona2107d ago

OhAhCantona......:-) I like this!