Miami-Dade Votes To Hunt Downtown Soccer Stadium Sites

Law360, Miami (December 17, 2013, 7:51 PM EST) -- Miami-Dade County Commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday to instruct county Mayor Carlos Gimenez to open negotiations with a group led by former English soccer star David Beckham on selecting a location in the downtown area to build a stadium for a prospective Major League Soccer team.

County officials threw their support behind courting an expansion MLS franchise for the Miami area, although they were very clear that county money and taxes would not be available for any stadium project and the team would be required to pay...
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