Paolo Maldini has founded a new football team in USA, Miami FC.
The Italian great is the co-owner of the side, alongside Television rights entrepreneur Riccardo Silva.
The team will play in the US’s second football division, the North American Soccer League.
A statement said the club would play in “one of the existing world-class stadiums of Miami”.
Maldini – who won the European Cup five times during a 24-year career with Milan – added: “I strongly believe in the growth of soccer in USA, and this is the perfect project to develop a top-class soccer team in one of the most important cities of the world.