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What They're Saying
October 21st, 2008 7AM



"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)

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