David Beckham has exercised his option to purchase an MLS expansion team and he has selected Miami as the market for his new club.
The former England captain said: This is an exciting time for myself, my family, my friends and partners, and something we are really looking forward to bringing to Miami.
“I wanted to create a team that we could start from scratch and I wanted to create a team that can be very personal.
“Everything I have done throughout my career has been very personal to me, the decisions I have made are all very personal.
“This is a big one but a very personal one, I want to make it my own team.”
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