Everything is linear, with dots to connect, and what led to Miami being the soccer capital of the world this week happened in the ’70s when began one man’s unlikely, accidental love of soccer. His name was Joe Robbie.
Everything is linear, with dots to connect, and what led to Miami being the soccer capital of the world this week happened in the ’70s when began one man’s unlikely, accidental love of soccer. His name was Joe Robbie. Miami Herald file Battle Vaughan/Herald Staff
Everything is linear, with dots to connect, and what led to Miami being the soccer capital of the world this week happened in the ’70s when began one man’s unlikely, accidental love of soccer. His name was Joe Robbie. Miami Herald file Battle Vaughan/Herald Staff

What led to El Clasico Miami began with Joe Robbie’s unlikely, accidental love of soccer

July 24, 2017 05:58 PM

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Greg Cote has been a Miami Herald sports columnist since 1995 and also writes the Random Evidence blog and NFL predictions along with his notorious sidekick the Upset Bird. He has covered Hurricanes football (1984-88), the Dolphins (1990-91) and major events including Super Bowls, NBA Finals, World Series, Stanley Cup, Olympics and World Cup.
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