August 20, 2014

Who Said That?

Florida's quote of the day

| 4/29/2014

" Until a tradition is established, big names are necessary to capture the attention of South Florida’s fickle sports fans."

-- Scott Becher, managing director of Z Sports & Entertainment

David Beckham believes South Florida fans will flock to soccer games in droves, just as they have for exhibition games involving South American countries.

But as Beckham works toward securing a stadium deal that would guarantee a franchise is awarded to Miami, analysts say success at the gate for an MLS team is no sure thing, considering the region has struggled to support some of its existing teams, and that Miami-Fort Lauderdale would become one of the least-populated markets with five major professional sports franchises, ahead of only Denver.

Read more at the Miami Herald.

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