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Jay Z eyes investment in David Beckham's soccer franchise

Rap superstar Jay Z is reportedly interested in investing in David Beckham's new soccer franchise.

Beckham is currently attempting to get a Miami, Florida team off the ground and he is said to have invested $100 million of his own money into the new Major League Soccer venture.


According to Britain's Daily Star newspaper, Jay Z believes it would be "exciting" to work with the British sportsman and is adamant that if he were to branch out into soccer investment, Beckham would be the person he would want to collaborate with.


The Empire State of Mind hitmaker, a former co-owner of New York basketball team the Brooklyn Nets, is quoted as saying, "Everybody knows my passion for sports and people know that I am not just a fan, but an investor.


"I have never really thought about investing in a soccer franchise but if anybody is going to get me to invest it's going to be David. I hope he gets everything sorted to get this franchise off the ground. If he wants investment, we are good friends, he has my number. I trust David. It would be exciting going into business with him."


The news comes four months after Jay Z and his wife Beyonce joined Beckham in the stands to watch his old side, Paris Saint-Germain, beat Barcelona 3-2 at the Parc des Princes stadium in the French capital in September (14).