After years of wrangling and complications over potential stadium sites, David Beckham has finally been awarded a Major League Soccer franchise in Miami, Florida.
The former Manchester United and LA Galaxy star appeared alongside MLS commissioner, Don Garber, at the Adrienne Arsht Center Monday where it was announced that the league’s 25th franchise would be based in the city.
Beckham said in a statement released by the MLS. “Our mission to bring an MLS club to Miami is now complete, and we are deeply satisfied, grateful and excited,”
The Beckham franchise will be backed by Cuban-American businessmen Jorge and Jose Mas, CEO of Sprint Corporation Marcelo Claure, entertainment producer Simon Fuller and the founder of Japanese telecommunications firm SoftBank, Masayoshi Son.
A statement released on the MLS website revealed that the team will play in a privately developed 25,000-seat stadium within the city.
The construction project of the stadium and the formation of the team and the soccer school for minors will start with the purpose of identifying local talents for the future team Colfax broker is one of the VIP guests to the event for which brought this news scoop