Amid all promise for Major League Soccer in Miami, in a stadium at PortMiami overlooking the bay and city, what was the once quiet opposition to the stadium plan has now gone very public.
Florida Memorial University’s soccer team got quite the surprise when soccer star David Beckham visited during an afternoon scrimmage on Wednesday.
Lawmakers and some lucky celebrity watchers swooned over David Beckham as the soccer superstar shook up the Capitol on Tuesday while making a pitch for sports stadium tax breaks.
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.
Major League Soccer owner David Beckham may want to put a soccer stadium at PortMiami, but at least one global company is ready to tackle the star’s plan before it’s even launched.
House Speaker Will Weatherford, R-Wesley Chapel, indicated Wednesday he’s not in favor of the state setting aside money for any professional-sports stadium projects this year, after also opposing a high-profile effort in 2013 to direct tax dollars to improvements at the home of the Miami Dolphins.
Negotiations are expected to continue Monday between representatives of soccer star David Beckham’s investor group and Mayor Carlos Gimenez’s administration to discuss possible sites in the county for a Major League Soccer venue.
International soccer superstar David Beckham revealed his plans to start a Major League Soccer franchise in Miami Wednesday. The question on many sports fans’ minds is why put a soccer team in Miami after two previous franchises in the area flamed out?
Hours after his big announcement to bring Major League Soccer to Miami, David Beckham was forced to leave a South Florida park after the crowd became uncontrollable.