MIAMI (December 14, 2017) – Jorge and José Mas, Miami-based leaders of telecommunications giant MasTec and philanthropists with deep, generational ties to the South Florida community, and Japanese entrepreneur and SoftBank founder and CEO Masayoshi Son, today were approved by Major League Soccer’s Board of Governors as additional owners of Miami’s prospective MLS expansion club. A further announcement on the team is expected to be made prior to the start of the 2018 MLS regular season.
Jorge and José Mas and Masayoshi Son join an ownership group that includes soccer icon and former LA Galaxy player David Beckham, Sprint CEO and Brightstar founder Marcelo Claure, and Simon Fuller, the entertainment entrepreneur and manager.
Jorge Mas is the co-founder and chairman of the board of MasTec. José Mas is the telecommunications company’s CEO. Both are Miami natives who live in the city.
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