MLS Expansion: Italian Financier Entering Miami Race

Oct 07, 2013 969

Just when things started to sound good for the David Beckham-Marcelo Claure Miami bid, someone had to go and add their name to the discussion. News out of Miami today state that a new party has entered into the MLS Expansion game in South Beach.

The Miami Herald is reporting that London-based investment group led by Italian financier Alessandro Butini made its pitch for MLS official on Tuesday, partnering with the University of Miami School of Architecture to develop ideas for a viable soccer-specific stadium, and launching a website — — to drum up fan interest.

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