BOCA RATON, Fla. -

Stumbles in efforts to find David Beckham a site for his proposed Major League Soccer franchise have some hoping he'll look north.

The Palm Beach County Sports Commission concedes luring Beckham out of Miami is "an extreme long shot" but it's airing the possibility anyway.

Florida Atlantic University has contacted the English soccer legend's advisers about using its 30,000-seat stadium in Boca Raton.

George Linley, executive director of the county sports promotion agency, said if Beckham would give him "the time of day, I think I could sell him on it."

Proposals for a stadium near PortMiami and the AmericanAirlines Arena have met opposition from county commissioners.

Beckham's advisers have said they'll take time to consider other options.

PHOTOS: Proposed Miami soccer stadium renderings

Published On: May 22 2014 05:08:16 PM EDT   Updated On: May 22 2014 05:08:58 PM EDT

A look at some of the new renderings for the proposed soccer stadium in downtown Miami.

Soccer stadium renderings
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