MIAMI: Tim Leiweke is teaming up again with David Beckham along the MLS road in Miami.

Leiweke¬†, president and ceo of Canada’s Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, was credited with persuading the former England captain to take his original plunge into United States soccer with LA Galaxy.

Now he has joined David Beckham’s investment group planning to create a Major League Soccer franchise in Florida.

Beckham’s group, which also contains Sprint ceo Marcelo Claure, is still in negotiations with City of Miami and Miami-Dade County to build a stadium adjacent to Marlins Park.

The former Manchester United and Real Madrid star said recently that he was hoping to receive the go-ahead for the stadium within six weeks.

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