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MLS failed in Miami before. Will David Beckham’s team be any different?

The Miami Fusion flickered and died at the start of the century. But the league – and soccer in the US – is in a very different place these daysDuring the darkest hours of his four-year quest to bring a Major League Soccer team to Miami, which was fina…

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David Beckham announces launch of his MLS Miami team

Former England captain has endured long journey to found clubBeckham paid $25m for rights to new expansion franchiseAn emotional David Beckham said Miami had made his “dream had come true” after finally becoming a Major League Soccer team owner. The Mi…

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