Italy legend Alessandro Nesta has stepped down from his role as manager of Miami after a two-year spell at the American outfit. The news comes as a surprise, with Nesta - the former Lazio and AC Milan defender - guiding Miami to the top of the North American Soccer League (NASL). Miami, owned by entrepreneur Riccardo Silva and Nesta's former team-m...

By Bob Williams   Miami is well known for its Cuban and Hispanic neighbourhoods but the city's soccer community has now developed a strong Italian influence. For Little Havana, read Little Milan. Earlier this year Riccardo Silva, a multi-millionaire Italian TV rights magnate, and Paolo Maldini, the former AC Milan and Italy legend, te...

by Michelle Kaufman   While David Beckham and his team of investors continue to negotiate for a MLS stadium deal next to Marlins Park, Miami's other new pro soccer team, Miami FC of the NASL, announced Monday that Italian legend Alessandro Nesta will be its coach when the team begins play in April.   Nesta, considered one of the premi...

di Giulio Mola   Fra lussuose ville e spiagge sempre affollate anche da sportivi italiani alla ricerca di relax, rotola il pallone nella lontanissima Miami. Questo grazie all'intraprendenza di Riccardo Silva imprenditore lombardo di successo (nel settore della distribuzione di diritti televisivi a livello mondiale), il quale da pochi mesi è...

by Ben Gladwell   Former AC Milan star Alessandro Nesta cannot wait to get to work at the North American Soccer League's Miami FC, saying it is an ideal opportunity to see if he can cut it as a coach. The 39-year-old has been given his first coaching opportunity by the new Florida club and he told La Gazzetta dello Sport that the United...