Advertisement

  1. ITV Report

David Beckham's MLS team named Club Internacional de Futbol Miami

David Beckham's Major League Soccer team has been named Club Internacional de Futbol Miami. Credit: PA

David Beckham's Major League Soccer team has been named Club Internacional de Futbol Miami.

Former England captain Beckham launched plans for the franchise in January.

The name aims to celebrate "a truly global location that welcomes and embraces all cultures and communities", according to a club statement.

A club emblem has also been unveiled, with a pair of herons - said to represent freedom - as its focal point. Credit: PA

A club emblem has also been unveiled, with a pair of herons - said to represent freedom - as its focal point.

Beckham, Miami MLS owner and president of football operations, said: "This is such a proud day for myself and for the entire team. It's an honour to announce the new name and crest to our fans.

"We are taking another important step in establishing our club and today marks an important moment in the history of Club Internacional de Futbol Miami."