Becks hints at bringing in former colleagues for new MLS side
England football legend David Beckham has reportedly indicated that he may rope in some of his former colleagues on the field for his new Major League Soccer (MLS) side in Miami, which he recently confirmed.
Beckham presented his vision for the future of professional soccer in Miami as the commissioner of MLS, Don Garber welcomed the former England captain's decision to formally exercise the franchise ownership option he was granted when he signed for the Los Angeles Galaxy.
According to The Guardian, footballers are apparently already clamouring to become part of the 22nd and newest franchise in MLS and Beckham said that everyone wants to play in Miami, adding that this city is ready for football.
Although Beckham declined to name names, saying it would be 'disrespectful', he is already pushing the team as a superstar brand by tempting Miami's NBA star LeBron James to become involved.
Also, the report mentioned that speculation is swirling around which current and former players may join Beckham, including former Manchester United colleagues such as Gary Neville, Ryan Giggs and Paul Scholes, former England colleague Frank Lampard or former Brazilian teammates given Miami's south and central American outlook.
MLS, which will begin its 19th season in March, currently features 19 clubs with teams in New York City and Orlando set to join in 2015, the report added.
(Posted on 06-02-2014)