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Tampa Bay Rowdies hire soccer legend Francisco Marcos to lead development effort

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Portuguese football legend Francisco Marcos is coming back to St. Petersburg, as head of the Tampa Bay Rowdies international development effort. Announcemnt of the new hire came Friday from Rowdies President and General Manager Farrukh Quraishi and owner Bill Edwards. Marcos, a founder of the United Soccer League, brings more than four decades of experience in developing and promoting soccer in the United States. In addition to winning the Werner Fricker Builder Award, highest personal honor from U.S. Soccer, the sport’s American governing…

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