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.
He is the father of current Major League Soccer player Alecko Eskandarian. Andranik Eskandarian now owns and operates two sporting goods stores in New Jersey.
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
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.
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.
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. Eskandarian also owns another Eski Sport Shop located in Ramsey, New Jerey.
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