Professional soccer in Miami seemed a certain goal just a few months ago when one of the world’s top athletes, David Beckham, brought his hopes to the Magic City. But Beckham, not known for losing, is now reeling from two major losses.
Soccer superstar David Beckham has lost support in the City of Miami for his plans to build a Major League Soccer stadium in Miami.
Former soccer star and possibly Miami Major League Soccer owner David Beckham was back in South Florida.
Miami City Manager Daniel Alfonso has called for the city and David Beckham’s group to “take a breather” on talks to build a Major League Soccer stadium on a parcel of land next to the AmericanAirlines Arena because right now they are just too far apart on what should be paid as some sort of annual rent.
In a ballroom at the Intercontinental Hotel in downtown Miami Thursday, supporters of David Beckham’s plans for a Major League Soccer stadium in the city were singing their voices out.
Miami-Dade Commissioners were all for soccer Tuesday.
The number two site is apparently the new number one site for soccer great David Beckham to build a new Major League Soccer venue in South Florida.
International soccer star David Beckham isn’t the only one who hopes to bring a MLS soccer team to South Florida. One of Beckham’s co-investors is Marcelo Claure who’d like to see soccer played in Miami but on the waterfront.
It’s been two months since the English soccer star hopped on a stage, his back to Miami’s sparkling Biscayne Bay, and announced plans to start a Major League Soccer franchise. The plan — and Beckham — have been almost universally accepted by every sector of the city.
Retired soccer great David Beckham has been making the rounds in South Florida in his campaign to build a Major League Soccer stadium in Miami.