By Brian Straus
David Beckham’s ownership group is reportedly considering a few questionable names for its Miami MLS franchise. (Lynne Sladky/AP)
It reads like an article in the The Onion, but it is in fact from The Palm Beach Post, one of the largest daily newspapers in Florida.
David Beckham really is considering naming his MLS expansion franchise the Miami Vice, The Post claimed Wednesday. There’s even a crest and uniform concept that Beckham’s group apparently showed off to local officials and potential investors. It features an aqua and black kit complete with flashes of pink.
Those colors come straight from the logo of the stylish 1980s TV show, which starred Don Johnson and Philip Michael Thomas as detectives battling a seemingly endless supply of drug dealers, gangsters and murderers. Yes, the clothes, boats and music were cool. But Miami Vice still is the lowest hanging fruit for those looking to quickly stereotype the country’s eighth most populous metro area, which is anchored by a city of striking natural and architectural beauty boasting considerable history.
The logo revealed by The Post features an ‘M’ and a ‘V’, joined vertically with the requisite soccer ball streaking through the middle.
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Source: Planet Football