The Cosmos are serious about making a splash in their new home in Brooklyn.

We noticed this ad on the D train heading toward Yankee Stadium for Sunday’s New York City FC vs. D.C. United game.

One of the D train’s terminals is Coney Island, which just happens to be a free kick away from MCU Park.

The Cosmos will open their North American Soccer League home schedule against Miami FC at the baseball park Saturday, April 1.

They kick off the season a week prior at Puerto Rico FC Saturday, March 25.

Front Row Soccer editor Michael Lewis has covered 13 World Cups (eight men, five women), seven Olympics and 25 MLS Cups. He has written about New York City FC, New York Cosmos, the New York Red Bulls and both U.S. national teams for Newsday and has penned a soccer history column for the Lewis, who has been honored by the Press Club of Long Island and National Soccer Coaches Association of America, is the former editor of He has written seven books about the beautiful game and has published ALIVE AND KICKING The incredible but true story of the Rochester Lancers. It is available at