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Thread: NY Cosmos movie on ESPN2 right now

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    NY Cosmos movie on ESPN2 right now

    "Once in a Lifetime" 9pm eastern (right now)... in case anyone is interested

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    yeah i still cant believe i spent 10 bucks to see it in theaters 2 months ago...i should've followed my gut instinct and waited, but i'll be damned if i was gonna let my girlfriend choose the movie we went to see...

    good documentary though...

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    I thought it was great... very cool, interesting documentary. I had no idea just how popular the Cosmos were in the late 70s. And I loved the Americanized version of the penalty kick -- start 35 yards out and have 5 seconds to advance on the goal and fire a strike.

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    If anyone knows when it will be shown again please let us know.

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    http://imdb.com/gallery/ss/0489247/0006.jpg

    This guy was the man. So prolific (his skills and talents were unbelievable) and the quintessential athlete everyone loved to hate. I would LOVE to find a replica Chinaglia Cosmos jersey.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pauliec
    http://imdb.com/gallery/ss/0489247/0006.jpg

    This guy was the man. So prolific (his skills and talents were unbelievable) and the quintessential athlete everyone loved to hate. I would LOVE to find a replica Chinaglia Cosmos jersey.
    http://www.toffs.com/icat/cosmos

    whole bunch of old cosmos jerseys...they can add numbers, though i dont know about names, but i'd assume they probably could by request...

    also a large selection of other teams throwbacks...

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    Quote Originally Posted by deadringer
    yeah i still cant believe i spent 10 bucks to see it in theaters 2 months ago...i should've followed my gut instinct and waited, but i'll be damned if i was gonna let my girlfriend choose the movie we went to see...

    good documentary though...
    Although I didn't spend the $$ to see it in the theater I did think it seemed awfully soon for it to move to TV.
    I thought it was great! A major flashback session!
    I was in my mid teens when Pele showed up, and like most, soccer was just not important to me. But I was/am such a big sports fan that I got into it when Pele joined. Then Giorgio, Cruyff, Ricky Davis(?), Alberto, Franz, etc joined. It was freakin' amazing! They really were rock stars!
    I watched the whole two hours with a smile and also realized how FAST 30 years has gone by!
    BTW: Did you get the impression there are still a lot of hard feelings about how it all blew up?? WOW!! Get over it!

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    Quote Originally Posted by deadringer
    http://www.toffs.com/icat/cosmos

    whole bunch of old cosmos jerseys...they can add numbers, though i dont know about names, but i'd assume they probably could by request...

    also a large selection of other teams throwbacks...

    nice, thanks.... I think it would be awesome to walk around with a Chinaglia shirt on

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    Anyone know when this will be on tv again?

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    Quote Originally Posted by wallstreet123456
    Anyone know when this will be on tv again?

    it was actually on again sunday afternoon. check the espn website, they are probably replaying it a few times throughout the month

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    @$#% missed it again. I have Tivo and when I do a search on the title there are no upcoming shows.

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    Quote Originally Posted by wallstreet123456
    @$#% missed it again. I have Tivo and when I do a search on the title there are no upcoming shows.
    DVD is out if you want

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