Giovanni Savarese: 'The Cosmos Will Aim To Model the FC Barcelona Playing Style'

Carlos G GironContributor IIINovember 5, 2010

Pele is promoting the return of the New York Cosmos
Pele is promoting the return of the New York CosmosNeilson Barnard/Getty Images

Giovanni Saverese, the former MLS and Venezuelan national team striker, said that the New York Cosmos will aim to play entertaining soccer, a style of play that allows the players to express themselves, a style of play that is currently best exemplified by world powerhouse FC Barcelona.

Savarese, the Cosmos director of youth teams, said the group behind the effort to revive the legendary club is serious and has the wherewithal to do what it takes to become the 20th club in MLS and the second team from the New York metropolitan area.

The former Venezuelan goalscorer is a credible and effective spokesperson for the organization. Listen to the long and informative interview with Jorge Ramos of ESPN Radio en espanol.

Interview with Giovanni Savarese of the New York Cosmos