Shep Messing on Pelé, Chinaglia, Beckenbauer and the NY Cosmos


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Grant has a fascinating interview with Shep Messing, who currently broadcasts the New York Red Bulls for MSG Network, about being the goalkeeper on the legendary New York Cosmos that included Pelé, Franz Beckenbauer, Giorgio Chinaglia, Carlos Alberto and some of the greatest moments in American soccer history. Messing explains what it was like to play for those teams and plenty about his soccer history, including the 1972 Munich Olympics, the indoor champion New York Arrows and his thoughts on missing the World Cup era of the USMNT.

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