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David Beckham Picks Miami for MLS Franchise: Nightly Soccer Report

david beckham miami 600x450 David Beckham Picks Miami for MLS Franchise: Nightly Soccer Report

Nearly six months after David Beckham toured Miami and said that the prospect of owning a MLS team in the city was exciting, the Associated Press has confirmed what World Soccer Talk first reported yesterday that a source close to the star reveals that Beckham has selected Miami as his MLS franchise.

World Soccer Talk senior writer Kartik Krishnaiyer reported on Monday that:

“My sources indicate [Beckham's Miami MLS team] will be announced either in December at MLS Cup or in January at the Superdraft/NSCAA Convention. Either way, Orlando City will have been announced as moving from USL PRO to MLS by that time creating an instant Florida derby in the American top flight. I am hearing the Miami team could start play anytime from 2015 to 2017. “

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The Nightly Soccer Report is tomorrow’s news today. It’s often tomorrow morning’s worldwide newspaper headlines that are published the night before. We do all the work for you, combing the Internet and aggregating the news for you. Read The Nightly Soccer Report on World Soccer Talk every night before bed, so you can stay on top of all the news that matters. 


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Founder and publisher of World Soccer Talk, Christopher Harris is the managing editor of the site. He has been interviewed by The New York Times, The Guardian and several other publications. Plus he has made appearances on NPR, BBC World, CBC, BBC Five Live, talkSPORT and beIN SPORT. Harris, who has lived in Florida since 1984, has supported Swansea City since 1979. He's also an expert on soccer in South Florida, and got engaged during half-time of a MLS game. Harris launched EPL Talk in 2005, which was rebranded as World Soccer Talk in 2013.
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