Major League Soccer
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.
Hoping not to have county officials red card his plans for a Major League Soccer team and stadium in Miami, retired soccer great David Beckham is back in town.
Months after approving $20 million in tourism tax money to help build an $84 million soccer-specific stadium in downtown Orlando, several county officials that approved that funding say they were misled about the requirements Major League Soccer said were necessary to award to the city a franchise.
While soccer superstar David Beckham eyes PortMiami for a possible Major League Soccer stadium, a group of Miami-Dade mayors have signed on against the plan.
As soccer superstar David Beckham and his investors are still eyeing PortMiami for a possible soccer stadium, another group launched an ad campaign opposing it.
The House on Friday approved a process to help determine whether to use tax dollars for professional sports stadium projects but would exclude Major League Baseball from potential funding unless changes are made in how Cuban players are treated.
The city of Miami Beach will host a town hall meeting Wednesday evening for residents to voice their opinions on the proposed Major League Soccer stadium.
Royal Caribbean Cruises is leading the charge against building a Major League Soccer stadium at PortMiami. The cruise company and its allies have formed a group called the “Miami Seaport Alliance” to oppose David Beckham group’s proposal for a new 25,000 open-air stadium on the port’s southwest corner.
International soccer star David Beckham’s investment group has unveiled concept designs for an open-air stadium at PortMiami that would include views of the downtown skyline and bayfront.
Major League Soccer, spring training baseball and the Miami Dolphins are all in play in a Senate measure that would rank stadium funding projects.