David Beckham smiles after a news conference in Miami, Florida February, 5, 2014. (REUTERS/Andrew Innerarity)
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Beckham, who reportedly paid a cut price $25 million for the franchise, said his wife and family would join him in Miami.He did not disclose when the team would be ready for action, but reports suggest it will be in 2016 or 2017 .The former United and Real Madrid star said he had high hopes for the MLS, where he featured for LA Galaxy before retiring last year following a stint with Paris Saint-Germain.The pair famously fell out and Ferguson shipped Beckham out to Real Madrid, although relations have warmed since.Beckham appeared alongside MLS commissioner Don Garber, who said Beckham and the league would work with Miami Dade county to build a world-class downtown stadium for the new club.Miami has been without a football team since the Miami Fusion folded more than a decade ago, but Beckham -- whose popularity and fame endures despite retirement from the game -- will be hoping his star pulling power can be the difference.
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