Inter Miami CF, the new South Florida soccer team owned in part by David Beckham, has reportedly reached a $234 million sponsorship deal with the nation of Qatar — a … in Miami", "Three new owners added to David Beckham's Miami expansion team", "Inter Miami CF Announces Diego Alonso's Full Technical Staff", "Ray Hudson to Broadcast Inter Miami Matches", "Inter Miami lock in local TV rights deal with CBS", "Inter Miami announce Spanish deal with Univision",, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 9 November 2020, at 06:19. But it seems like brighter days are in the horizon for Inter Miami CF. "But it's OK. We're just on an accelerated timeline. The club announced plans to establish a USL League One franchise beginning in the 2020 season. These teams will also train at the training grounds in Inter Miami CF Stadium alongside their MLS and USL League One counterparts. Who'll win the Supporters' Shield and who'll secure home-field advantage for a MLS Cup run? Inter Miami CF: The World's Most Inclusive Futbol Club, bringing world class futbol to Miami. [citation needed], The first soccer match played at the stadium was played behind closed doors on July 18, 2020. Cant wait to see the defensive quarterback punt a pass to the wide receiver who squares it for the offensive running back to put it in the score box. He will report directly to Jorge Mas, managing owner and CEO, as well David Beckham, owner and president of soccer operations for the organization. We will harness the city’s great history and unmatched culture to create new traditions, rituals, and symbols that are admired around the world. Self-made businesswoman or serial con artist? This is a partial list of the last five seasons completed by Inter Miami. The ownership group which now includes Sprint CEO, Marcelo Claure, Mastec CEO, Jose Mas and Japanese entrepreneur Masayoshi Son, has faced countless road blocks with the City of Miami. For other inquiries, Contact Us. [13] In presentations to officials and potential investors, the ownership group used "Miami Vice" and "Miami Current" as working titles for the club. Calling Milan “A.C” is just like calling Manchester United “F.C.”. RELEASE THE KRAKEN !!! The U17-18 team became the first team to compete while wearing the club’s badge. The crest, designed in style and colors that recall the city's Art Deco architectural tradition, displays two great white herons with interlocking legs forming a letter M. Between the herons is an eclipse, the sun bearing seven rays in an homage to the number Beckham often wore as a player. We are one, we are fearless, we are ready. Unitas should always represent our unity, solidarity, and inclusive spirit. MLS. Thanks for adding 0 value whatsoever. [67] On April 3, 2020, the club announced a regional English-language television deal with CBS Television Stations, under which its regional matches will air on MyNetworkTV affiliate WBFS-TV, with selected matches airing on CBS station WFOR-TV. It affects your rights about how to resolve any dispute between you and MLS. I've actually always thought that two birds and the sun is a perfect symbolism for Beckham's career, Inter Miami? I just want to say please, PLEASE, stop calling them A.C and Inter Milan. For further details of our complaints policy and to make a complaint please click here. [47][48], Inter Miami CF Stadium is a soccer stadium in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on the site of the former Lockhart Stadium. Matías Pellegrini joined the club from Estudiantes de la Plata while Julián Carrranza joined from Club Atlético Banfield. Upon completion, the complex will be used as the permanent training facilities for all levels of Inter Miami's teams ranging from their Youth Academy teams and USL League One team to the first team that plays in MLS. [56], The new training complex will consist of over 30 acres (12 ha) of grass and green space, that will include various amenities such as a park, youth soccer fields, and a community center. El futuro ️ @miafreedompark: 58 acres of public park and green space, restaurants and shops, fútbol fields for the community, the 26,000 seat #MLS stadium of #InterMiamiCF y más. The birth of Inter Miami FC. The ultimate goal is to move to their brand new purpose-built 25,000 seater stadium at the Melreese golf course site near Miami Airport, but it won't be ready until 2022. [51] The stadium will be the primary headquarters for the team and its youth academy in addition to further training grounds. 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[15] Beckham bought Fuller out in May 2019. Lockhart Stadium was once the home of the Fort Lauderdale Strikers but had fallen into a state of disrepair since they moved out fully in 2016. ^ 1. Getting Inter Miami up and running has been David Beckham's passion for the last six years as he has sought to bring top flight football back to the region - but the project hasn't been without its problems. [10], The league announced that Beckham exercised his option on February 5, 2014,[11] and that Miami Beckham United,[12] the investment group led by Beckham, Fuller and Claure, would own an expansion franchise in Miami, assuming that financing for a stadium could be agreed upon. The birth of Inter Miami FC. Put it together and you have Inter Miami. Their first home will be in Fort Lauderdale, a one-hour drive from downtown Miami. Broadcast: My33. I wonder if these are the very same people who complain there is too much money in English football? We seem to hate success no matter how hard earned it was or is ..... sad really. We are here to change the game. Gonzalo Higuain scored the go-ahead goal off a free kick to lift expansion Inter Miami CF to a 2-1 victory over the New York Red Bulls. The development would also include an 18,000-seat stadium, which will serve as the permanent home of Fort Lauderdale CF and as the interim home for Inter Miami for at least the first two seasons while the Miami Freedom Park stadium is under construction. [33], The species of the birds in the crest was the subject of debate after its announcement and unveiling, with some speculating them to be flamingos and egrets. Inter Miami CF is an international soccer team, fan-centric, fan-driven. Inter Miami made its first moves on the soccer operations side by hiring local youth coaching standouts Juan Carlos Michia and Victor Pastora to its Academy coaching staff. It is the reason we do what we do now and in the future. Inter Miami CF Stadium is a soccer stadium in Fort Lauderdale, Florida built on the site of the former Lockhart Stadium. 1 overall pick in the 2019 Expansion Draft on Nov. 19. [53][50] On July 9, 2019, the Fort Lauderdale City Commission unanimously approved a 50-year lease agreement for the Lockhart Stadium site with Inter Miami; under the terms of the agreement, the city will retain ownership of the property while the soccer club will be responsible for the construction, operation, and maintenance of the new facilities. We will bring world class fútbol to this world class city, once and for all. It is who we and Miami are. As far as I am aware Mr Beckham has never harmed anyone, and has done a lot of good for a lot of people around the globe with his charitable work. [51], The Fort Lauderdale Strikers announced in 2016 that they were moving out of Lockhart Stadium,[52] after which the stadium fell into a state of disrepair. We are fan-centered and fan-driven Club and we want to create a passion for soccer in our city. Officially launched as Major League Soccer’s 25th Club set to begin play in March 2020. [8], In his December 2013 State of the League address, Garber identified Beckham and Simon Fuller as potential owners in Miami. 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