Timeline: Beckham’s long, winding path seeking to build a soccer stadium in Miami

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Miami Herald

MIAMI — David Beckham and his partners have spent years exploring several sites, haggling with politicians, and campaigning during a referendum that saw voters authorize the city of Miami to negotiate a 99-year no-bid lease for a commercial and soccer stadium complex on the city’s only publicly owned golf course. The following is a timeline of those efforts: — May 2013 — Upon Beckham’s retirement from the Los Angeles Galaxy, rumors swirl about where he would try to launch a new Major League Soccer franchise. The league had agreed to let him buy a club for a discounted price. Miami is immediate…

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