Ahead of Wednesday’s commission vote, David Beckham and local partner Jorge Mas have updated their proposal to replace Melreese Country Club with a large retail, restaurant, hotel, office and stadium complex.
The local owner of Miami’s future Major League Soccer franchise, Jorge Mas, spoke to Miami Herald journalists about his proposal to build a soccer stadium complex and public park at Melreese Country Club.
Major League Soccer owners have agreed on a name for David Beckham’s Miami team, and it will be revealed soon, according to Beckham’s partner Jorge Mas. A Croatian star has expressed interest in playing for the team.
David Beckham’s Major League Soccer group will have to wait a little bit longer to find out if the Miami Freedom Park proposal will be on the November ballot. The Miami City Commission deferred its vote until Wednesday, July 18.
This was David Beckham’s day at the center of the circus that is Miami politics.. If he ever though realizing a Major League Soccer franchise in Miami would be easy, he was wrong. Four and half years later, he’s still trying.
With some issues unresolved and some questions unanswered, Miami city commissioners postponed acting on a proposed soccer and commercial complex for David Beckham’s MLS team Thursday, scheduling a special meeting next week.