The Fort Lauderdale Strikers, South Florida's only professional soccer team, provide the community with affordable top-class soccer enjoyable by children and hardcore soccer fanatics alike. Strikers games offer families a memorable sports experience at a fraction of the price of the area's other professional sports and feature an interactive pregame fan zone with games, live music, food and beverages. The Strikers compete in the North American Soccer League (NASL), which includes the newly revived New York Cosmos, and play at Lockhart Stadium. Since the team's formation in 1977, the Strikers have both fielded and competed against some of the game's greatest players including Pele, George Best, Franz Beckenbauer and Gerd Müller, among others. Individual game tickets for the 2013 season start at just $10 and can be purchased by phone at 954-606-0400, at the Strikers website, http://www.strikers.com or at the Strikers box office on game day.