David Beckham with Little Haiti football club, pushing for soccer team in Miami

Little Haiti Football Club was this weekend visited by David Beckham, who is a world renowned British soccer star. The little kids in Miami's Little Haiti neighborhood were not expecting this visit. However, it has been a great morale boost for these Haitian kids who play soccer and have big dreams of becoming professional players the US Major League Soccer (MLS).


Beckham was accompanied by various aides in his visit in Little Haiti where they practiced with the kids. The little kids were surprised and the play had to stop at once when the kids realised that a 'visitor' was on the pitch playing with them.One of the kids contended that it was a dream come true for him, after realising that Beckham was on the field playing with them.

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Beckham said that he intends to establish a new soccer team in the city of Miami, Florida by the name of The Miami Beckham United. He will be, at the same time, campaigning for the support from the community in building the soccer stadium with the capacity of holding 20,000 to 25,000 fans in the downtown area.

David Beckham said that a few of the community members in Little Haiti said that they were looking forward to seeing the stadium and expressed appreciation for his effort in helping the community. He added that people are more excited when they see a home-grown team that starts from scratch and becomes an international team. This is what he intends to do in Miami.

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