Welcome to BirkenmeierSportShop.com specializing in soccer apparel from all across the globe. At Birkenmeiers you will find all the latest in gear and apparel worn by all your favorite soccer players and teams around the world

When Birkenmeiers Sports Shop began in 1982 it offered just a handful of soccer shoes and apparel. The store now offers more than 350 types of shoes, apparel, team uniforms from around the globe.

Quick Bio

Quick Bio

Eskandarian played for Iran in the 1978 World Cup. Soon after that he moved to America to play for the highest-profile team in the country, the New York Cosmos. Birkenmeiers Sports Shop is owned by former professional player Andranik Eskandarian. Eskandarian was a defender with the North American Soccer League's New York Cosmos from 1979 to 1984 and a member of the 1978 Iranian World Cup team.

Welcome

Welcome

He is the father of former Major League Soccer player Alecko Eskandarian.

On November 14, 2004, Eskandarian played in his first MLS Cup game. He helped D.C. United defeat the Kansas City Wizards and win the championship by scoring two goals in the first half just four minutes apart — the fastest pair of goals in MLS Cup history — and was named the MLS Cup MVP

History

History

Birkenmeier's Sports Shop was founded in 1982 by former Cosmos teammate, Hubert Birkenmeier, Birkenmeier sold the business to Eskandarian before leaving to play indoor soccer in Chicago after the Cosmos folded in 1985.

During those years, Birkenmeier was a First Team NASL All Star selection in 1982 and 1984, a Second Teamer in 1981 and an Honorable Mention in 1983.