"We will provide this franchise with players from our academies around the world and the ones we will build in the States in order to make a profitable franchise that shareholders will be compensated for our efforts. We want profits but the most important thing will be to make a competitive team. That will go to the heart of supporters. We think we know how to do it."
-- Joan Laporta, president of Spanish club FC Barcelona, which has submitted a bid for an MLS expansion franchise in Miami. (SportsBusiness Journal)