David Beckham to buy Major League Soccer franchise, chooses Miami as base

David Beckham was speaking to reporters along with MLS Commissioner Don Garber, who said that the former England international would work with the Florida city to build a world class stadium for the club.

updated: February 06, 2014 01:04 IST
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Miami: British football legend David Beckham said on Wednesday that he will buy a US team to play Major League Soccer and bring it to the city of Miami.

Beckham spoke to reporters alongside MLS commissioner Don Garber, who said Beckham and the league would work with Miami Dade county to build a world class stadium for the club.

"I wanted to create a team where we can start from scratch," Beckham said, explaining his decision to bring the expanding league's 22nd soccer club to Florida.

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