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Beckham confirms Miami soccer team

The former footballer David Beckham has launched a new Major League Soccer team based in Miami.

The former England football captain David Beckham has launched a new Major League Soccer team based in Miami.

Mr Beckham's team has been created by a deal involving his investment group and the US professional soccer league.

If local officials approve an agreement on the location of a stadium in Florida later this year, it is understood the team could start playing in 2016.