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Beckham Finds Home For His MLS Franchise

Former Real Madrid midfielder and Manchester United legend David Beckham seems to have finally found a home for the MLS franchise he is looking to open in Miami.

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The 40-year-old, who has bought an MLS club, is a massive hit in the US, having played for LA Galaxy for five seasons.

Beckham initially found it tough to find a stadium or a piece of land that could be developed to be his franchise's home ground, but it now looks like his club will be based at the Orange Bowl, the former home of the NFL's Miami Dolphins.

"We are as confident as we have ever been that we can move this forward," MLS commissioner Don Garber told BBC Sport.

"He has been trying very hard to get a stadium built. There has been a lot more progress lately than in the last 12 to 15 months.

"We have to finalise a whole bunch of deals with the city and the landowners, but the site has been selected."

Garber admitted he is excited to have Beckham back in the MLS, even though he would be a team owner this time around.

"David has been out of MLS for many years now, but we still talk about him," he added.

"He is a big part of our history. MLS wouldn't be what it is today if he hadn't decided to come in 2007."

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Beckham's initial contract with the MLS in 2007 had a clause in it allowing him to own an MLS franchise once he retired from playing.

Do you think Beckham will be a good club owner? Have your say in the comments section below. 

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