Just like the Cosmos of old, it was an international star that came up with the big goal, as Marcos Senna helped the Cosmos win their sixth Soccer Bowl.
The league and New York City have been involved in negotiations to build a stadium on a 10-acre site in the Flushing Meadows park. A team there would start play in 2016 and be rivals of the New York Red Bulls, who play in Harrison, N.J.
The proposal also includes plans for restaurants, retail space, a hotel and a park. It would be built in a corner of the Elmont property that borders New York City.
Giorgio Chinaglia, legendary Cosmos striker passed away on Sunday at 65. Few athletes enjoyed the excesses of winning in New York quite like Chinaglia.