David Beckham Starting MLS Soccer Team In Miami
Published By: Tara ClemFebruary 6, 2014
Soccer legend David Beckham is bringing professional soccer to Florida. The retired soccer star announced that has plans of starting a MLS professional soccer club to Miami, Florida. The hunky kickman can’t seem to walk away from the sport after retiring last year. His clothing line at H&M keeps him busy, but his love of the game sparked a new interest, team owner. Beckham starting MLS soccer in Miami will be a great adventure for the sport and for him.
Beckham was in Miami earlier this week holding a press conference to discuss his plans. He has vowed to make his involvement ‘deeply personal’ and wants to do alot for the sport and for the city of Miami. Showing his love for the game, David Beckham starting MLS Soccer team in Miami will still allow him to be hands on with the sport but creative too.
The former footballer, who retired as a player in May 2013, described the venture as ‘exciting’ during a press conference to unveil the new franchise. Wonder what Posh thinks of David Beckham starting MLS Soccer in Miami? Wonder if the Beckham family will relocate to Miami.
David Beckham starting MLS Soccer team in Miami is going to cost the British Footballer a pretty hefty chunk of change. It’s speculating that the 38-year-old Beckham is spending 15 million pounds.
Beckham has vowed to create a mega team that will attract alot of talent and fans to Miami. And with David Beckham starting MLS soccer team in Miami, he wants to city to be the home of ‘The People’s Football Club’.
Beckham said: ‘Players are already interested into coming and playing – who wouldn’t? Great players will come here. We have a list of players (we want). Everyone knows who they want. These players are calling me up and sending me messages.’
That sparked the press to start hounding Beckham on what specific soccer players have called and have shown interest. And to that question, Becks said, ‘It would be disrespectful for me as an owner to speculate, but we want the best. But I want to build an established academy and local players who want to reach the top.’
With David Beckham starting MLS Soccer team in Miami, he is eager to get going on the venture, but hasn’t revealed the team name yet. He added: ‘This is an exciting time for myself, family and friends. We’re really looking forward to bringing this to Miami. There was a team here 10 years ago but going forward I wanted to create a team that’s very personal. I want to make it my own team.’