"Our group has their own business plan with or without an MLS club. South Florida has the component for two nature rivalries. It could be the best thing for South Florida soccer ever. If an MLS team
comes to town, I'm not to concerned. We went through the process of putting great ownership groups in great cities. MLS has no bearing on our decisions."
-- NASL commissioner Bill Peterson
on the new NASL team, Miami FC, whose ownership group includes Paolo Maldini
, and possible competition from a
team owned by David Beckham
that MLS hopes to also place in Miami. (Sun Sentinel