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Soccer showdown

It seems like fourth time’s the charm for soccer darling David Beckham, who officially secured roughly 9 acres of land, in Overtown spanning the two blocks between N.W. 6th St. and N.W. 8th St. for a new Major League Soccer stadium, according to the South Florida Business Journal. For the past 2 years, Beckham has been cruising the city trying to find a spot to build his dream stadium. He originally hoped to build at Port Miami, but when that deal fell through, he hopped over the bay and set his sights on to a lot next to the American Airlines arena, which didn’t work out either. He most recently tried to acquire land in Little Havana, just next to Marlins Park, the Miami Herald reports.

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