David Beckham is already targeting another MLS title after his protracted push to own a team took a positive step forward.
The former England captain, a two-time League winner with LA Galaxy during his playing days, beaming on Tuesday night after Miami voters threw their weight trying to end a near five year a suitable stadium site.
Manchester United midfielder and his investment group – Miami Free Park Group LLC – can now negotiate a 99-year lease for their latest target: city owned land at the Melreese Country Club, the city's only municipal golf course, near Miami airport.
Jorge Mas (left) celebrates the result of the vote in Miami
The former Manchester United midfielder thanks the crowd after a major breakthrough
This is Beckham's fifth proposed site – a plot of land in downtown Overtown, which was purchased in 2016 but now is not part of their plan.
'We have hit some roadblocks and a couple of bumps' so ins Deutsche: Coral Gables crowd with many decked out at Inter Miami FC shirts while a huge flag adorned with the Manchester United's legend was waved in the air.
'We want to be a winning team with great players and homegrown talent. From day one, this has been for the fans. '
Beckham signs shirts adorned with the Inter Miami FC logo, as well as footballs for supporters
The former England captain stops for a quick selfie
Jorge and Jose Mas, who now have five million dollars to spend on the $ 1billion development – dubbed Miami Freedom Park – which will boast a huge shopping mall, 750 room hotel, business park as well as a brand new stadium, is a good deal, and a necessary one, for everyone concerned.
It will not be easy though – two of the politicians are vehemently opposed to the plans and voted against Beckham.
'I am very optimistic,' said Jorge Mas of the Battles Ahead. The amount of players who want to be part of this Miami journey is extensive. We have a list of coaches too. There wants to be a good product on the field. '
The former Manchester United midfielder has found it difficult to find a base for his franchise
When it's time to get it out of the car, it's time to get back to work.
It has been a nightmare trying to navigate the political minefields of Miami with red tape causing havoc at every turn.
But, crucially, with local investors like the Mas brothers on board, a positive outcome is now within reach.
Certainly, the reaction has been encouraging.
InterCam FC wants to generate huge interest when they finally hit a ball for the very first time.
"We want to create a legacy, something our children want to aspire to," added Beckham.
There are, however, new problems to overcome.
The Melreese site is built on a huge pile of toxic waste which could cost upwards of $ 35million to clean up expansion agreement.
Beckham has been in the city of Miami for his project
Miami Marlins Stadium fiasco left locals with a tab which has almost reached $ 3bn.
$ 20m to help reinvigorate other public parks in the area.
MLS is ready to start playing in 2020 although it may be at a temporary venue, possibly at the Hard Rock Stadium, home of the Miami Dolphins, or the Marlins baseball stadium.
'We want to look at all options,' Jorge Mas said.