NORFOLK, VA-- Former ODU Soccer standout Carlos Mendes ('01) and his New York Cosmos teammates met the great Pele' and other greats in Cosmos history. Click on the link above to watch.
Eight-year MLS veteran Carlos Mendes (’01) along with Nane Joseph (’10) are now playing for the New York Cosmos of the (NASL) North American Soccer League. Mendes played seven years with the MLS New York Red Bulls and last season with the Columbus Crew. Joseph played for Colorado and Toronto FC.
The teams in the NASL include: Atlanta Silverbacks, Carolina RailHawks located in Cary, NC., FC Edmonton, Fort Lauderdale Strikers, Minnesota United, located in Blaine, MN., New York Cosmos,located in Hempstead, NY., San Antonio Scorpions and the Tampa Bay Rowdies.