Soccer in New York City has a long history and its international influence has contributed to a prosperous and longstanding popularity of soccer. The first clubs in New York City began in the 1910s with the first iteration American Soccer League. In the 1970s, with the rise of the first iteration of the North American Soccer League, the New York Cosmos became one of the most recognizable brands in American soccer.
The Diaspora World Cup in the Eastern seaboard is involved in more than playing soccer. It brings together the world diaspora of over 200 countries in the New York – Newark area to build of coalition to committed soccer players and colleges and universities students to solve the world most pressing challenge: Illiteracy. We focus on making The Diaspora World Cup an enjoyable experience during our regular season from spring to summer each year.