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Sampdoria hopeful over Samuel Eto'o despite New York Cosmos interest

The ESPN FC crew examine the New York Cosmos' interest in Everton's Samuel Eto'o.

Sampdoria are optimistic Samuel Eto'o will join them this month despite New York Cosmos having entered the race for the Everton striker.

The former Cameroon forward is reported to have agreed an 18-month contract with Samp and to be willing to reduce his wages by 40 percent in order to return to Italy, but the 33-year-old has yet to reach an agreement to leave Goodison Park.

The Cosmos have confirmed to ESPN FC that they would also be keen to sign him if they could reach an agreement with Everton,...

 By Ben Gladwell

New York Cosmos interested in Sameul Eto'o should Everton sell

The ESPN FC crew examine the New York Cosmos' interest in Everton's Samuel Eto'o.

New York Cosmos sporting director and coach Giovanni Savarese has expressed his desire to link up Samuel Eto'o with Raul in his side's attack, although he says it will ultimately be up to Everton and the player to decide.

The Cameroonian was reported to be on the verge of joining Italian club Sampdoria, but some of the momentum has dropped off that move. The Cosmos, who play in the North American Soccer League unaffiliated with MLS, could therefore be about to sneak in and snap up the former Chelsea,...

By ESPN Staff
Jan 15, 2015

Ronaldo eyes comeback in NASL

Brazilian soccer star Ronaldo said that he will attempt to make a comeback this spring with the Fort Lauderdale Strikers.


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Ronaldo to attempt comeback with NASL Fort Lauderdale Strikers

Ronaldo, shown here scoring in the 2002 World Cup final vs. Germany, has announced he will attempt a comeback with Fort Lauderdale Strikers of the NASL.

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. -- Brazilian soccer star Ronaldo says he will attempt to make a playing comeback this spring with the Fort Lauderdale Strikers of the second-tier North American Soccer League.

The world soccer player of the year in 1996, 1997 and 2002, Ronaldo is now 38 and hasn't played since February 2011 with Brazil's Corinthians. He spoke at a news conference Wednesday called to announce he has become a part-owner of the Strikers.

Ronaldo said his return to the field will help the league and...

Raul, a Real Madrid 'Galactico' landing with the New York Cosmos

Raul looks back at his career accomplishments overseas, he also discusses his personal life, and looks forward to his future endeavors in the United States.
ESPN FC's Dan Thomas sits down with six-time Spanish champion with Real Madrid, Raul to discuss his move to the New York Cosmos and what he hopes to accomplish in the NASL.
According to ESPN FC reports, Real Madrid and Spain legend Raul has signed a multi-year deal with the New York Cosmos of the NASL.

One of the most prolific strikers in history, Raul Gonzalez is about to embark on the next stage of his career with the New York Cosmos.

ESPN FC recently caught up with the man who, until recently, held the La Liga and Champions League all-time goal scoring records, to discuss Ronaldo vs. Messi, Pele and Maradona and the Spanish national team, as well as his expectations for the Cosmos.

The interview was conducted in Spanish and has been edited for clarity.

Was Real Madrid's best moment...