Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Dude, seriously?

I sincerely hope this does not leave the Miami franchise drawing board. Or that MLS has veto power on club names. Yikes, David. Reel it in.









- Greg Seltzer

22 comments:

Paolo said...

Why not? Pretty cool idea, actually. And Miami is more Vegas than Peoria - the negative connotation can be taken in stride there.

Greg Seltzer said...

Sorry, but the whole idea is weirding me out on so many levels. Besides, who wants to wear black anything in Miami in summer!

Will said...

As a probable season ticket holder of this new team, I really, really hope that they aren't named Miami Vice. I'm already expecting a bad color scheme for the jersey, I just hope the name doesn't follow suit.

Jamie said...

Hopefully this just "leaked" to gauge peoples reactions. I do hope for a colorway genuinely different to everyone else though.

mark said...

It's a name being thrown around supposedly

Bernardinho said...

Haha, yikes! This league should rather distance itself from the cokey days of the old NASL, methinks.

Matt said...

Perhaps Miami Spice instead. That's what the UK rags are calling it. Such clever folks, those UK journos...

Matt said...

I am kind of hoping (not kidding) for one of the Serie A type color schemes, with a light brown and pink kind of thing. Fashionable. Like Beckham.

Jay said...

Call me crazy, but I kind of like the aqua and black. Ditch the pink, and it isn't all that bad. Laughably terrible name, mind you. All in all, the names being floated seem to come from the "we just decided to do this, and have no actual ideas in development yet" camp.

jon said...

Beckham's publicist (@simonolive) denied that graphic was real...though the way I understood it when it broke was that it was a placeholder type thing for when dealing with the city, investors, etc. Anyway, I dig the M and V combining to form a badge...flying Telstar, not so much.

soccer boy said...

Well since becks is asking PSG for money. And ther colors are red white and blue... they are the same colors as the cartoon the hurricanes. They would be the miami (pro soccer) hurricanes! Youtube hurricanes cartoons!

Matt said...

I like the other Matt's idea, Miami Spice. They do realize that no matter how much they want to have a global brand, they will need to appeal to at least enough Miami residents to fill a credible proportion of seats?

Michael G said...

Personally I'm hoping for Club Sporting International Miami.

Or put more succinctly...

(•_•)
( •_•)>⌐■-■
(⌐■_■)

CSI Miami...

Greg Seltzer said...

Heh. And this could be their mascot?

http://blog.zap2it.com/pop2it/david-caruso-sunglasses.jpg

Bryan said...

What's with the American obsession with paneled soccer balls flying diagonally up and to the right?

justinwkoehn said...

They need an identity that connects with the community. If the folks in Miami like it, then they should go with it. If not, then dump it. It really doesn't matter what we think.

Greg Seltzer said...

You bite your demon tongue!

:D

Kirk Diggler said...

Didn't Don Johnson occasionally wear pink on Miami Vice? Maybe they could go all Juventus on us? Pink in Miami would so work... anything pastel.

justinwkoehn said...

My wife got hooked on "Miami Vices" during our honeymoon. Frozen drink that's half strawberry daiquiri, half pina colada. Yum.

Greg Seltzer said...

You lost me at has coconut in it.

Side note: best strawberry daq I ever had by a mile was at Court Of Her Two Sisters in the Quarter.

justinwkoehn said...

I hate coconut as well, but you can't really taste it in the drink. I've been to Court of her two sisters, but sadly only remember drinking hurricanes. I'll have to try the Daiquiri next time I'm down.

Miles Kint said...

Better than some lame ass name that sounds like a WNBA team or a knockoff of a European power (*cough* DC and Salt Lake *cough*). MLS could use some edge.