Marlins Way: David Beckham’s MLS Team Could Play at Marlins Park Temporarily?

Sep 9, 2013; New York, NY, USA; David Beckham in attendance at the match between Rafael Nadal (ESP) and Novak Djokovic (SRB) in the men

World famous soccer player, David Beckham, has chosen Miami as the destination of the newest MLS soccer franchise. With South Florida’s massive Hispanic population, Beckham believes that Miami could be a strong area for a soccer franchise to flourish.

Beckham is hoping to have a soccer only stadium built very soon, but in the mean time could even play their home games at Marlins Park, the home of our Miami Marlins.

David Beckham picks Miami for new U.S. Major League Soccer team -source | Reuters

The former England captain who retired earlier this year after stints with Manchester United, Real Madrid and the MLS club L.A. Galaxy, had been considering several locations and toured Miami this summer, meeting with city and county leaders.

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Topics: Colin Moran, Jose Fernandez, Miami Marlins

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