Cosmos Art: Fans’ Choice of Prints

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May 25, 2020

Since the club’s birth in 1971, the New York Cosmos have always been at the intersection of sport and art, inspiring great works in various media. The rich legacy of the Cosmos is fertile terrain for the distinctive infographic celebration of iconic sporting moments that have made The Goal Hanger a nostalgic soccer fan favorite, so we have decided to partner for a series of six Full Games prints celebrating key episodes in the club’s history. Four will commemorate the Golden Era and two will represent the Reboot Era. With so many great memories to choose from, we have tried to narrow it down to some of our favorites but need the fans of Cosmos Country to help us decide which ones will be selected to be among the six prints.

Additionally, The Goal Hanger was commissioned by The 5 Points to commemorate this great goal by Eric Calvillo in 2017 to help raise funds for the Coney Island Lighthouse Mission. You can purchase yours by clicking here.

Cosmos Art: Fans Choice of Prints

august 28 1977 — fulfilling a dream the cosmos send off Pelé as a champion defeating the seattle sounders 21 in soccer bowl at portland oregon 56
october 1 1977 — Pelé scores in his farewell match for the cosmos playing the second half for the only other club he ever played for santos 53
august 27 1978 — cosmos country celebrated backtoback nasl titles with a 31 home soccer bowl win over archrival tampa bay rowdies 46
june 15 1975 — Pelé scores on his debut in a friendly against the dallas tornado before a sold out home crowd at downing stadium randalls island 41
september 18 1982 — a clutch goal from chinaglia and a shutout from hubert birkenmeier were enough for a 10 win over the seattle sounders at soccer bowl 82 in san diego allowing carlos alberto to retire a champion 37
may 5 1984 — the highlight of an otherwise disappointing closing season to the golden era was a dominating 53 win over maradonas barcelona 33
august 30 1978 — the only home match johann cruyff played for the cosmos was against the fifa world all stars perhaps the greatest assemblage of talent in one game ever did not disappoint over 50000 fans in this 22 draw at giants stadium32
july 14 1976 july 14 — Pelé scored twice to beat archrival tampa bay rowdies in a 54 goalfest at yankee stadium24
september 21 1980 — the clubs fourth league title was secured at the expense of rivals fort lauderdale strikers 30 at rfk stadium in dc including a brace from giorgio chinaglia24
may 21 1980 — the inaugural match of the transatlantic challenge cup featured the return of crowd favorite dennis tueart visiting with manchester city and the event was worth the hype as the home side and eventual tournament champions won a 32 thriller 18

june 17 2015 — a 90th minute equalizer from lucky mkosana forced the first east river derby to overtime but it took penalty kicks for the cardiac cosmos to defeat nycfc in a classic thriller 97
june 15 2016 — an 88th minute header from danny szetela prevails over new york city fc 10 in the fourth round of the 2016 us open cup59
june 14 2014 — mads stokkeliens brace led the way in the clubs first test against an mls franchise a dominating and declarative 30 derby win over red bull new york 36
november 9 2013 — marcos sennas sublime halfvolley and a shutout from goalkeeper kyle reynish were the difference in a tense 10 soccer bowl final to earn the clubs first title of the reboot era away against the atlanta silverbacks 35
november 14 2015 — a hattrick from gastn cellerino was just enough to see off visiting ottawa fury and allow marcos senna and ral to retire as champions in a tight 32 soccer bowl at hempstead 30
august 3 2013 — the reboot era begins in dramatic fashion with a 93rd minute alessandro noselli goal securing the win against old foes the fort lauderdale strikers 27
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