Friday, March 28, 2014

David Beckham Lobbies Tallahassee for Tax Breaks on a Soccer Stadium in Miami | FlaglerLive

David Becham presses the flesh in Tallahassee and takes a "selfie"  with Governor Scott. He is looking for funding and support for a new soccer arena in Miami's Bayside area. No commitments were made yet, but he expects some return visits. Click title for link.
Lawmakers and some lucky celebrity watchers swooned over David Beckham as the soccer superstar shook up the Capitol on Tuesday while making a pitch for sports stadium tax breaks.

Elected officials — including Gov. Rick Scott — and staffers flooded Twitter with “selfies” alongside Beckham, who wants to bring a professional soccer team to Miami and has set his goal on the Port of Miami as a potential stadium site.