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Beckham’s plan for Miami stadium

Posted: March 30, 2014 at 3:52 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)

be25185d-30ae-474b-93ac-76a0a3810393-460x276 David Beckham’s proposed Miami MLS team will be playing in front of 25,000 fans in a hi-tech new stadium located on the city’s exclusive waterfront if the group behind the venture gets its way. On Monday, the Miami Beckham United group presented its breath-taking vision for an open-air, bowl-like stadium offering fans a stunning view of the Downtown Miami skyline, which it hopes to have completed in time for the 2018 MLS season. However, while the artist impressions are geared to garner public support and sell the local government on the Beckham faction’s best-case scenario, the group appears to be no closer to actually securing the highly-desired real estate at PortMiami. Instead, the waterfront remains the preferred option of four city locations still under consideration, according to Beckham’s New York-based real estate advisor John Alschuler who spoke at a Monday news conference. “It will create an unparalleled experience in soccer in the United States, perhaps an unparalleled experience anywhere in the world,” he said. Read More: The Guardian

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