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Cosmos land Euro 2008 star Marcos Senna
by Paul Kennedy, June 13th, 2013 4:48PM

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[NASL] The New York Cosmos have signed Brazilian-born midfielder Marcos Senna, who won Euro 2008 with Spain when he was named to the team of the tournament.

Senna, 36, began his career in his Brazil but spent the past 11 seasons at Villarreal. He won 28 caps for the Spanish national team.

For Villarreal, Senna has over 313 appearances and 29 goals in all competitions for the Yellow Submarines and helped lead the club to promotion this past season back to La Liga. During his time at Villarreal, the club reached the UEFA Champions League semifinal and also finished second in La Liga.

“We are delighted to add Marcos Senna to the New York Cosmos,” Cosmos head coach Giovanni Savarese said in a statement. “His reputation in the game and his achievements over his career on the field speak for themselves -- he’s the type of player that makes everyone on his team better and his leadership and experience will be invaluable for us.”

Like the Cosmos of old, the NASL Cosmos will be a multi-national team. They've already signed players born in 10 different countries for their August debut.

Cosmos Roster:
Goalkeepers:
PLAYER (PREVIOUS CLUB)
Jimmy Maurer (Universidad de Concepcion, Chile)
Chad Calderone  (New York Pancyprian-Freedoms)
Kyle Reynish (Real Salt Lake)
Defenders:
PLAYER (PREVIOUS CLUB)
Hunter Freeman (Colorado Rapids)
Hunter Gorskie (Stanford Univ.)
Carlos Mendes (Columbus Crew)
Chris Rodd (Bryne, Norway)
Korey Veeder (Columbus Crew)
Midfielders:
PLAYER (PREVIOUS CLUB)
Ayoze (Sporting Gijon, Spain)
Juan Gonzalez (Nova Southeastern Univ.)
Paulo Mendes (Atlanta Silverbacks)
Dane Murphy (VfL Osnabrueck, Germany)
Joseph Nane (Colorado Rapids)
Marcos Senna (Villarreal, Spain)
Forwards:
PLAYER (PREVIOUS CLUB)
Diomar Diaz (Mineros de Guayana, Venezuela)
Stefan Dimitrov (Fort Lauderdale Strikers, loan)
Jemal Johnson (Fort Lauderdale Strikers)
Satoru Kashiwase (Shimizu S-Pulse, Japan)
Henry Lopez (Noroeste, Brazil)
Peri Marosevic (Junak Sinj, Croatia)


1 comment
  1. Nate Nelson
    commented on: June 14, 2013 at 8:11 p.m.
    EURO 2008 "STAR" the guy is f*%k#!G 36 years old, maybe 37,,why not have Savarese suit up...Please someone explain the why the NASL season starts...Half a season here...confusing i think.


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