Soccer Match In Cuba Could Help Mend US-Cuba Relations
The New York Cosmos will play an international friendly against the Cuban National Team Tuesday in Cuba.By Matt Moreno | June 2, 2015
More than 50 years after the U.S. imposed an embargo on Cuba, the two sides are using soccer to help mend their strained relationship.
The New York Cosmos will play the Cuban National Team Tuesday in an international friendly. The team arrived in Havana Monday with former Brazilian soccer star and former Cosmos player Pele in tow. (Video via Americateve)
"I'm happy when there are moments of peace, moments to bring people together. It's a great joy to be here during this time when soccer is helping bring peace for Cuba and the United States," Pele said during a press conference.