Why Miami made David Beckham work hard for his MLS stadium dream

The former LA Galaxy star is ‘closer than ever’ to an MLS team, but Miami’s complex politics ensured Beckham’s grand design was anything but a tap-in

When David Beckham rolled into Miami in February 2014, promising and expecting the world, he probably didn’t foresee 22 months elapsing without a home for his planned MLS expansion franchise.

After a protracted struggle, which involved four publicly floated locations, objections from cruise lines, ludicrous demands from private landowners and calls to build a high school at the stadium, the former England captain finally has a venue in place.

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