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Cosmos get Emirates deal

June 5, 2013
By Associated Press
NEW YORK -- It remains to be seen whether the revived New York Cosmos will fly, but they have a jersey sponsorship contract with Emirates Airline.

With Pele looking on, the revived soccer team announced the deal with Emirates as it prepares to enter the second-tier North American Soccer League this summer.

"I played 25 years in Santos. We won a lot of tournaments. The World Cup I scored a lot of goals," Pele said. "It's amazing. I arrive in China, I arrive in Africa, they say, ...

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