Beckham Miami franchise edges closer

December 18, 2013
By ESPN staff
David Beckham is making positive progress in his attempt to establish a new team in Major League Soccer after Miami-Dade county commissioners voted unanimously in support of a new, privately funded stadium.

Former LA Galaxy midfielder Beckham, who retired at the end of last season after a stint with Paris Saint-Germain, has spoken of his excitement at the prospect of a new Miami franchise in the MLS and told the BBC last month: “We're almost there.”

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