1980 New York Cosmos Roster

North American Soccer League (NASL)
Team Record: 24-8 - 213 points
in the NASL's Eastern Division

Won Championship
Coach: Julio Mazzei (0-0)
Coach: Hennes Weisweiler (0-0)
Location: East Rutherford, New Jersey
Attendance: 684,068, Avg. 42,754 in 16 home dates
1980 New York Cosmos Statistics

The New York Cosmos of the North American Soccer League ended the 1980 season with a record of 24 wins and 8 losses for 213 points in the NASL's Eastern Division.

The Cosmos led the circuit with 87 goals. New York allowed 41 goals. Giorgio Chinaglia scored 32 goals for the squad, while Julio Cesar Romero, Vladislav Bogicevic, Angelo DiBernardo and Francois Van Der Elst each netted five or more also. Vladislav Bogicevic recorded 19 assists. Hubert Birkenmeier earned a 0.76 goals against average, leading regularly-used goalkeepers.

Julio Mazzei and Hennes Weisweiler coached the team. The 1980 New York Cosmos won the Championship.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Dino AlbertiG
Carlos AlbertoDJuly 17, 19446'0"170Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Boris BandovF,M,M/F,D/M,DNovember 23, 19535'10"175Livno, Bosnia Yugoslavia
Franz BeckenbauerD,FSeptember 11, 1945Munich, Germany
Hubert BirkenmeierGMay 24, 19495'10"170Hartaheim, Germany
Vladislav BogicevicM,FNovember 7, 19506'1"180Belgrade, Serbia Yugoslavia
David BrcicGJanuary 21, 19576'2"170St. Louis, MO
Roberto CabanasFApril 11, 19616'0"Pilar, Paraguay
Giorgio ChinagliaFJanuary 24, 19476'1"190Carrera, Italy
Ricky DavisMNovember 24, 19585'9"155Denver, Colorado
Graham DayDNovember 22, 19536'1"170Bristol, England
Angelo DiBernardoM,FMay 16, 19565'9"155Buenos Aires, Argentina
Jeff DurganDAugust 29, 19616'2"195Tacoma, WA
Don EbertFJune 4, 19596'1"170St. Louis, MO
Andranik EskandarianDDecember 31, 19515'7"155Tehran, Iran
Vidal FernandezM,FMarch 25, 19585'9"155Mexico City, Mexico
Darryl GeeD,FJune 6, 19635'10"165Columbia, MD
Larry HulcerM,FApril 26, 19575'10"160St. Louis, MO
Mark LivericFAugust 16, 19535'11"175Zadar, Croatia Yugoslavia
Nelsi MoraisM,DOctober 22, 19515'9"155Santo, Brazil
Johan NeeskensMSeptember 15, 19515'9"165Haarlem, Holland
OscarDJune 20, 1954Monte Siao, Brazil
PeleFOctober 23, 19405'9"165Tres Coracoes, Brazil
Wim RijsbergenDJanuary 18, 1952Leiden, Holland
Julio Cesar RomeroMAugust 28, 1960Luque, Paraguay
SeninhoFJuly 1, 1949Sada Bandeira, Angola
Francois Van Der ElstFDecember 7, 1954Brussels, Belgium
Bruce WilsonDJune 20, 19515'10"160Vancouver, British Columbia Canada