Top Stories

David Beckham Confirms Major League Soccer Franchise in Miami

David Beckham Confirms Major League Soccer Franchise in Miami

David Beckham is all suited up for a special press conference to confirm his plans to launch a new Major League Soccer franchise held at the PAMM Art Museum on Wednesday (February 5) in Miami, Fla.

The 38-year-old retired soccer player was joined at the press event by MLS commissioner Don Garber and Mayor Carlos Gimenez for the announcement.

“I wanted to create a team that we could start from scratch. I know this city is ready for football —soccer —this time around,” David said (via the Miami Herald).

“This is the first time in the modern era that an ex-athlete is joining the ranks of ownership,” Don added at the conference.

Also pictured inside: David leaving his hotel in Miami on Tuesday (February 4) before changing clothes and heading to an MLS event later that evening.

Like Just Jared on Facebook
david beckham announces mls soccer team miami 01
david beckham announces mls soccer team miami 02
david beckham announces mls soccer team miami 03
david beckham announces mls soccer team miami 04
david beckham announces mls soccer team miami 05
david beckham announces mls soccer team miami 06
david beckham announces mls soccer team miami 07

JJ Links Around The Web

Wenn
  • Bobby Flay was taunted at his Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremony - US Weekly
  • Kim Richards is facing another lawsuit - TMZ
  • Watch Ben Yonattan perform on America's Got Talent - Gossip Cop
  • Is Imogen Poots starring in a Lonely Island movie? - Just Jared Jr
  • Did Demi Moore's brother beat up a woman? - Radar
  • The Bachelor's Ben Flajnik met his girlfriend through Tinder - Huffington Post
  • Judy Blume has just released a new book - Lainey Gossip
  • Clint Eastwood is directing a movie about Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger- The Hollywood Reporter
A Member of Townsquare Entertainment News | Advertise here