The legendary and incomparable Pele pulled on a New York Cosmos jersey for the final time on August 28, 1977, as he led his team to the NASL Soccer Bowl championship.
Pele is now Honorary President of the Cosmos, some 36 years later, and NASL Soccer Bowl 2013 will be contested on November 9 between the NASL Spring Season winners the Atlanta Silverbacks and the team that clinches the NASL Fall Season title.
Pele’s Cosmos sit on top of the standings in pole position to clinch that second NASL Soccer Bowl 2013 berth and everything soccer fans need to know about the championship game is now available online at www.NASLSoccerBowl.com.
“I hope this year's Soccer Bowl in Atlanta will be an exciting day for the fans as well,” said Pele. “Good luck to everyone!
“I still remember my first Soccer Bowl Championship from 1977 in Portland, Oregon. It was my last competitive game for the New York Cosmos and we beat the Seattle Sounders, 2-1. It was a beautiful day for me, and also for American soccer.”
The website of the NASL championship game has been launched and is the destination for all things related to the game to be played at Silverbacks Park on Saturday, November 9.
Tickets for NASL Soccer Bowl 2013 are now on general sale and can be purchased by calling 404-969-4900 or booking online at www.atlantasilverbacksfc.com.
The website features regular news updates, ticket information, historical content, information about Atlanta, videos, a countdown to the big game and more.
News – Read about the contenders to win the fall title and with it a berth at NASL Soccer Bowl 2013 and all the latest stories relating to the big game
Visit Atlanta – Learn all about the City of Atlanta, places to visit during your stay and where to eat while watching soccer on TV.
Buy tickets – Select the best seats in the house for NASL Soccer Bowl 2013 and learn more about the host venue Atlanta Silverbacks Park.
Soccer Bowl history – Read about the original NASL champions and the winners from the sixties, seventies and eighties and the more recent NASL champions of 2011 and 2012.
Video – Relive the 2011 and 2012 NASL championships as Minnesota and Tampa Bay clinch titles.
The NASLSoccerBowl.com website will also feature media resources, competitions, sponsor and partner information, broadcast information and ongoing news updates as the 2013 season reaches its climax.
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