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‘Class of 92’ blueprint for Miami: Beckham

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Miami (AFP) – David Beckham wants to emulate Manchester United’s tradition of youth development as he looks to build success with his new Major League Soccer franchise in Miami.

The English football superstar was celebrating Monday after his four-year wait to own an MLS franchise came to end in a glitzy press conference in Florida.

‘Class of 92’ blueprint for Miami: Beckham

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Miami (AFP) – David Beckham wants to emulate Manchester United’s tradition of youth development as he looks to build success with his new Major League Soccer franchise in Miami.

The English football superstar was celebrating Monday after his four-year wait to own an MLS franchise came to end in a glitzy press conference in Florida.

Beckham’s Miami MLS expansion becomes official

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MLS announced on Monday that Miami is officially an MLS expansion city. The David Beckham led bid includes building a soccer-specific stadium within Miami's city limits. The team will begin MLS play in 2020.

"Our mission to bring an MLS club to Miami is now complete, and we are deeply satisfied, grateful and excited," Beckham said.

Five things to know about Major League Soccer

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Miami (AFP) – Five facts about Major League Soccer as David Beckham is expected to announce the launch of his Miami franchise on Monday:

– A STORY OF GROWTH –

Founded in 1993 as part of US Soccer’s successful hosting of the 1994 World Cup, Major League Soccer kicked off its first season in 1996 with 10 teams.

Five things to know about Major League Soccer

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Miami (AFP) – Five facts about Major League Soccer as David Beckham is expected to announce the launch of his Miami franchise on Monday:

– A STORY OF GROWTH –

Founded in 1993 as part of US Soccer’s successful hosting of the 1994 World Cup, Major League Soccer kicked off its first season in 1996 with 10 teams.

Beckham set to launch long-sought Miami MLS club

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Miami (AFP) – Former England captain David Beckham will unveil his long-sought Major League Soccer expansion team at a Monday news conference in Miami, bringing a conclusion to a turmoil-filled four-year quest.

MLS announced Friday it will “make a major announcement regarding the future of soccer in Miami” on Monday, inviting ticketed members of the public to what is expected to be the announcement of a 25th league club.

MLS and the move to Miami

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The soccer news starts with reports out of Miami suggesting that David Beckham's expansion bid is finally coming to fruition. MLS is now expected to officially announce Miami as an expansion team on Monday. The team would play its first MLS season in 2020. Since this is MLS in Miami, there's already another story running parallel with the wait on the official announcement.

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Beckham’s Miami MLS venture gets go-ahead for additional owners

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Miami (AFP) – English football icon David Beckham has a new trio of partners in his bid to bring a Major League Soccer club to Miami.

The league said Thursday it had approved the addition to Beckham’s ownership group of Jorge and Jose Mas, leaders of telecommunications giant MasTec, and Japanese entrepreneur and SoftBank founder and chief executive Masayoshi Son.

Beckham’s Miami MLS venture gets go-ahead for additional owners

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Miami (AFP) – English football icon David Beckham has a new trio of partners in his bid to bring a Major League Soccer club to Miami.

The league said Thursday it had approved the addition to Beckham’s ownership group of Jorge and Jose Mas, leaders of telecommunications giant MasTec, and Japanese entrepreneur and SoftBank founder and chief executive Masayoshi Son.

MLS confident over Miami team: Garber

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Los Angeles (AFP) – Major League Soccer commissioner Don Garber said Friday the league remained determined to launch a team in Miami but acknowledged the task had been the toughest challenge of his 18-year reign.

Garber told reporters on the eve of Saturday’s MLS Cup final in Toronto that he was confident the long-awaited arrival of an MLS team in the Florida metropolis would happen eventually.

MLS confident over Miami team: Garber

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Los Angeles (AFP) – Major League Soccer commissioner Don Garber said Friday the league remained determined to launch a team in Miami but acknowledged the task had been the toughest challenge of his 18-year reign.

Garber told reporters on the eve of Saturday’s MLS Cup final in Toronto that he was confident the long-awaited arrival of an MLS team in the Florida metropolis would happen eventually.

Beckham land purchase approved, stadium opening advanced to 2020

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David Beckham has cleared another legal hurdle in his quest to bring MLS to Miami.

Miami-Dade County Commissioners have approved the sale of the last tract of land needed to build his Overtown stadium by a 9-4 vote. The two sides now have a year to negotiate the numerous permits and other paperwork needed to finalize the sale of the land, which is seen as a formality at this point in the process.

Beckham Miami stadium faces June 6 deadline – report

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Miami (AFP) – David Beckham is set to learn next month whether his long-gestating plans for a Major League Soccer franchise in Miami will come to fruition, it was reported on Friday.

The Miami Herald said the Miami-Dade County Commission would rule on June 6 whether or not to approve the transfer of a three-acre site valued at $9 million that is key to a proposed stadium project.

Beckham MLS group adds Dodgers part-owner: reports

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Miami (AFP) – David Beckham has added Todd Boehly, a part-owner of Major League Baseball’s Los Angeles Dodgers, to his investment group seeking a Major League Soccer club in Miami, newspapers reported Thursday.

The Sun-Sentinel and Miami Herald reported that Beckham’s long-delayed project, facing new pressure to become a new club soon or risk termination, will be boosted by a US investment banker whose holding include Hollywood Reporter, Billboard and Dick Clark Productions.

Major Link Soccer: Has MLS left Beckham FC behind?

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In all the expansion talk, there's little mention of Miami these days. Alvaro Saborio retires from soccer. Hope Solo will be back on TV soon, but not necessarily in goal.

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Alvaro Saborio has retired from soccer, shortly after his move back to his first club, Costa Rica's Saprissa.

Apoyo De Fútbol Local: El Estado del Fútbol en Miami

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Miami, Florida es el octavo área metropolitana más poblado en los Estados Unidos, englobando a más de 6 millones de habitantes.1 Entre estos millones de habitantes, 41,6% identifican como Hispano o Latino2, y muchos tienen un amor fuerte para el fútbol, arraigado culturalmente en ellos desde niñez.

Could PSG’S Owners Be Investing In MLS?

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The Eastern Conference in MLS is about to become even more competitive with the news that Paris St-Germain's owners Qatar Sports Investment (QSI) are interested in buying a stake in David Beckham's MLS franchise in Miami.
The Eastern Conference already includes New York City FC and their middle eastern owners theAbu Dhabi United Groupand it looks Beckham is going after NYC FC's rivals to jump-start his Miami bid.

Big investors eye stake in David Beckham's MLS team

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David Beckham still plans to be the face of the proposed Miami Major League Soccer team, but he might not wind up being the majority owner. Becks has spent the past six months in search of equity partners to help raise the estimated $300 million that it will cost to build a new stadium in Miami, and sign high-quality players.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic To MLS?

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David Beckham wants to make Paris Saint-Germain striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic the face of his new Miami team in Major League Soccer team.

Beckham's Miami franchise took a huge step forward earlier this month when his ownership group announced that they had acquired a site for a new stadium.

While the new stadium is not expected to be ready until the 2017 or 2018 season, the former LA Galaxy star is already thinking about the type of stars he wants to bring to Miami.

MLS owners back Beckham Miami deal, and expansion up to 28 clubs

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Major League Soccer's board of governors approved the planned new stadium location for David Beckham's expansion team in Miami on Saturday and backed future MLS expansion to 28 teams.

On the eve of the 20th MLS Cup championship match between the Columbus Crew and Portland Timbers, club owners backed the deal announced a day earlier by Beckham to purchase land northwest of downtown Miami to build a stadium for what will be the North American league's 24th team.

MLS owners back Beckham Miami deal, and expansion up to 28 clubs

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Major League Soccer's board of governors approved the planned new stadium location for David Beckham's expansion team in Miami on Saturday and backed future MLS expansion to 28 teams.

On the eve of the 20th MLS Cup championship match between the Columbus Crew and Portland Timbers, club owners backed the deal announced a day earlier by Beckham to purchase land northwest of downtown Miami to build a stadium for what will be the North American league's 24th team.

MLS owners approve expansion to 28, Miami's new stadium site, and more

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After a meeting of Major League Soccer's Board of Governors on Saturday, the league announced 28 clubs as a new goal for future expansion.

"There is no shortage of demand for MLS expansion teams," said MLS Commissioner Don Garber, "and we believe the opportunity exists to grow beyond our current plans.

Beckham's team could enter MLS in 2018

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Former Manchester United and Real Madrid superstar David Beckham is close to building a privately financed stadium in Miami.

According to reports from The Guardian, a group group of investors has acquired a site to build a stadium in Overtown district of Miami.

David Beckham finally has a stadium deal for his Miami MLS expansion team

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After two years of frustration and failure, retired English star David Beckham's Major League Soccer expansion group announced Friday it has secured a stadium development site northwest of downtown Miami. Miami Beckham United has a contract to buy the property in Overtown, near a major interstate highway and the Miami River, and the final crucial roadblock appears to have been overcome in returning top-level soccer to the region.

David Beckham finally has a stadium deal for his Miami MLS expansion team

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After two years of frustration and failure, retired English star David Beckham's Major League Soccer expansion group announced Friday it has secured a stadium development site northwest of downtown Miami. Miami Beckham United has a contract to buy the property in Overtown, near a major interstate highway and the Miami River, and the final crucial roadblock appears to have been overcome in returning top-level soccer to the region.

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Garber "confident" Miami deal could happen by end of summer

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Major League Soccer is closer than ever to announcing the long-awaited Miami franchise.

After meeting with the league's board of governors on Wednesday before the All-Star Game against Real Madrid, commissioner Don Garber told reporters the deal is at the finish line for the Miami MLS team.

Miami Beckham United counting on locals to use mass transit, walk to proposed stadium

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David Beckham and his group of investors have talked about having fans march to the proposed soccer-specific stadium for their team in Miami since Day 1, but their new desired location might forcemore supporters tohave to walk than was originally envisioned.

Leiweke outlines Miami Beckham United's proposed stadium plans in open letter

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The last stadiumbuilt in Miami caused a public uproar that still has locals seething until this day.

Miami Beckham United has no intention ofhaving history repeat itself.

Tim Leiweke, one of David Beckham's partners in trying to bring an MLS franchise to Miami, wrote a detailed open letter in the Miami Herald on Thursday night outlining the plans for Miami Beckham United's proposed stadium in Little Havana.

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Real captain Ramos would welcome teen star Mbappe

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Miami (AFP) – Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos says French teen striker Kylian Mbappe will become a welcome addition for the reigning Champions League and La Liga champions should he decide to leave Monaco.

The 18 year-old forward is wanted by Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane, with the Spanish giants poised to make him one of the most expensive players of all time in a move that could cost around $211 million (180 million euros).

Real captain Ramos would welcome teen star Mbappe

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Miami (AFP) – Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos says French teen striker Kylian Mbappe will become a welcome addition for the reigning Champions League and La Liga champions should he decide to leave Monaco.

The 18 year-old forward is wanted by Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane, with the Spanish giants poised to make him one of the most expensive players of all time in a move that could cost around $211 million (180 million euros).

El Clasico fever grips Miami – at $900 a ticket

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Miami (AFP) – The new La Liga season is still weeks away, but try telling Miami that Saturday night’s El Clasico at a sold-out Hard Rock Stadium is meaningless.

For the first time in over 35 years, Barcelona and Real Madrid will meet on foreign soil. It’s also the first encounter between the two sides in the United States.

El Clasico fever grips Miami – at $900 a ticket

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Miami (AFP) – The new La Liga season is still weeks away, but try telling Miami that Saturday night’s El Clasico at a sold-out Hard Rock Stadium is meaningless.

For the first time in over 35 years, Barcelona and Real Madrid will meet on foreign soil. It’s also the first encounter between the two sides in the United States.

Marchisio brace lifts Juventus to 3-2 win over PSG

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Miami (AFP) – Claudio Marchisio’s second-half double was enough for Juventus to see off Paris Saint-Germain 3-2 on Wednesday and send the French champions home from the United States on the back of two consecutive defeats.

The Italian international scored the goal of the game, a fiercely struck effort in the 62nd to restore Juve’s lead after PSG’s equaliser on 53 minutes.

Marchisio brace lifts Juventus to 3-2 win over PSG

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Miami (AFP) – Claudio Marchisio’s second-half double was enough for Juventus to see off Paris Saint-Germain 3-2 on Wednesday and send the French champions home from the United States on the back of two consecutive defeats.

The Italian international scored the goal of the game, a fiercely struck effort in the 62nd to restore Juve’s lead after PSG’s equaliser on 53 minutes.

Barcelona, Real Madrid to play Miami ‘Clasico’

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Miami (AFP) – Spanish giants Barcelona and Real Madrid will play each other in a one-off pre-season “El Clasico” in Miami in July, organizers confirmed Friday.

The La Liga arch-rivals will meet at the Hard Rock Stadium, the 65,000-seat home of the NFL Miami Dolphins, on July 29.

The Rest

After winning their Houston qualifier, former Dynamo defender Mike Chabala looks to Miami

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Former Dynamo left back Mike Chabala teamed with YouTube star Hashtag Mike in Neymar's five-a-side competition, and now they're off to nationals.

If you were around here a month ago, you may have read about former Dynamo player Mike Chabala and FIFA YouTuber Hashtag Mike's quest to prove they're the best five-a-side soccer team in Houston.

NASL Weekend Rewind: Miami silences Cosmos, Indy, Puerto Rico play to thrilling draw

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Week 2 in the NASL delivered 10 goals in three matches, with one contest in particular establishing itself as a contender for game of the season.

Asalivating clash between Miami FC and the New York Cosmos highlighted the weekend's action on paper. In the end, it wasn't even close as Miami brushed aside the Cosmos with a 3-0 victory.

Union sell Lahoud to Miami FC

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The long-time utility man has been sold to Miami FC of the NASL.

Following reports of his departure yesterday, the Philadelphia Union have announced that Michael Lahoud has been sold to Miami FC of the NASL. Lahoud was loaned to the Cosmos in January in conjunction with the signing of Walter Restrepo.