South Beach just got a little bit hotter.
Major League Soccer may soon become a fixture in the South Beach culture thanks to the City of Miami and former football megastar David Beckham agreeing to terms on a brand new soccer stadium in the 305 in 2017.
Beckham and his business investment group released a statement updating future fans on the progress:
Today’s meeting with Mayor Regalado was another positive step toward bringing a world class soccer club to Miami. We’re still in the early planning stages and several viable options still exist, but our preferred stadium location is the former Orange Bowl site.” It goes on to say,
David, Marcelo and Simon are thrilled by the initial outpouring of support we’ve received from our fans and we’re excited about sharing our plans with the City, County and community soon.
This is an exciting move for the sport and soccer fans in the major city, possibly becoming a guinea pig experiment for future investors looking to capitalize on MLS teams moving forward as soccer in the US is heating up again.
With the stadium looking to be built next to Marlins Park, the next steps for the franchise are to look into future players and a new name for the organization.
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