Miami MLS expansion franchise led by David Beckham announces club name and crest as ‘Club Internacional De Fútbol’
Club Internacional de Fútbol Miami is a name that celebrates Miami, one of the world’s most exciting and energetic cities – a truly global location that welcomes and embraces all cultures and communities.
Miami MLS Owner and President of Football Operations, David Beckham, said: “This is such a proud day for myself and for the entire team.
“It’s an honour to announce the new name and crest to our fans – we are taking another important step in establishing our club and today marks an important moment in the history of Club Internacional de Fútbol Miami.
“Club Internacional de Fútbol Miami is a name that celebrates the incredible energy of one of the most exciting cities in the world – one that is diverse, passionate and ambitious – a city that has welcomed me and so many others, so warmly.
“Our club will be a home for all – no matter where you are from or how you got here. This is just the beginning of our journey as we continue to build towards our first game in 2020.”
Miami MLS Managing Owner Jorge Mas, added: “Our city and our fans draw their strength from the dreams of a global population that calls Miami home. It is only fitting that our name pays tribute to the inclusiveness that makes us who we are.”
Fellow MLS Owner and Chairman Marcelo Claure, commented: “We are extremely excited to offer the team’s identity to Miami and the world. This team will thrive on the principles of solidarity, passion, innovation, tenacity and inclusivity and embodies all of them in every aspect of our daily work – on and off the field.”