Cantona takes New York Cosmos job

19 January 2011 11:09
Manchester United legend Eric Cantona has been appointed director of soccer at United States club New York Cosmos."It's a wonderful project. It's kind of a mix between football and art," said the 44-year-old, who retired in 1997. [LNB]The Cosmos, who included Brazil star Pele in the 70s, folded in 1985 but were relaunched in August by former Tottenham director Paul Kelmsey. [LNB]The club, which has neither a team nor a stadium yet, hope to play in various tournaments and exhibitions. [LNB]More to follow.

Source: BBC_Sport