David Beckham to run Miami MLS team

David Beckham has taken up the option to buy a new Major League Soccer franchise in Miami, it has been confirmed. The former England midfielder appeared at a news conference in Miami to make the announcement.

David Beckham's Miami team seeks private investors

David Beckham said he will not seek public funding for his new football club in Miami.

He said: "We don't want public money, we will fund the stadium ourselves, it is something that we have worked very hard on.

David Beckham recieved a Miami scarf from football fans Credit: RTV

The former England midfielder has taken up the option to buy a new Major League Soccer franchise in Miami."We are going to have the right investors, and I'm not just talking about wealth but people who have a passion for the game as well," Mr Beckham added.

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Beckham: 'Players already interested in Miami team'

David Beckham reveals he has a list of potential players to join his new football team in Miami. "Players are already calling me up to ask me when Miami is happening," he said.

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Beckham stresses contacts made during career. 'Players are already interested in coming to Miami.'

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Beckham will have some hard players playing for him when he makes this team.....his career got him like the popular kid at school

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David Beckham has revealed that he wants to bring some of the best players to Miami and claims some are already interested. #MLS

Search starts for a stadium for Beckham's Miami team

David Beckham's new football team will not start playing the Major League Soccer until at least 2016.

With no stadium to play in, one of Mr Beckham team's first task will be finding a suitable site for the club's home venue.

David Beckham announces his plans for Miami football club Credit: RTV

Asked about public investment into the team, Mr Beckham said he is not looking for government grants. "We don't want public funding. We want to fund the stadium ourselves," he said.

Mr Beckham announced his plans to build a new team in Miami. Starting the team from scratch, he is outlining the next steps in the process of securing the franchise.

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