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The New York Cosmos take the field in Havana, making history
The North American Soccer League franchise became the first American pro sports team to represent the United States in Havana since the thaw in relations between the countries and face off against the Cuban national team.
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The high-tech scoreboard at Estadio Pedro Marrero, where the Cosmos play the Cuban national soccer team on Tuesday. (Photo: Michael Lewis/Fox News Latino)

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The Cosmos arrive at the airport in Havana, with Pelé at the front. (Photo: Michael Lewis/Fox News Latino)

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Signs of soccer fandom in baseball-mad Cuba are rare, but visible. (Photo: Michael Lewis/Fox News Latino)

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The Cosmos' star striker, Raúl, warms up at Estadio Marrero. (Photo: Michael Lewis/Fox News Latino)

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The excitement at the entrance to Havana's Estadio Marrero was more muted than what might be expected at the Cosmos' home arena in Hempstead, New York. (Photo: Michael Lewis/Fox News Latino)

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The Cosmos practice at Estadio Marrero for their Tuesday match against the Cuban national squad. (Photo: Michael Lewis/Fox News Latino)

The New York Cosmos take the field in Havana, making history

The North American Soccer League franchise became the first American pro sports team to represent the United States in Havana since the thaw in relations between the countries and face off against the Cuban national team.

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