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Years after the fall of the Miami FC (USL) and the Miami Fusion (MLS), Roberto Sacca took it upon himself to a sustainable and successful Miami based soccer club. Starting from scratch and with great passion, Sacca set forth in accomplishing his grand vision of a new soccer team that would harness its talent and fandom form the very heart of the community, uniting players and fans from the ground up. After Having been crowned the “Champion of Florida” for three times in a row (2014, 2015, 2016), the team has gained great recognition in both USA and around the world through his leadership.
Miami United FC has fostered local talent as well as signed the likes of Brazilian international Adriano and Honduran legend Julio Cesar “Rambo” De Leon. The club has also gone international with friendly competitionsm, held in Italy and Spain against clubs such as Calcio Catania and Brescia Calcio, and in preseason friendlies with the Argentinian Giants of San Lorenzo (2016), Boca Junior, Racing, River Plate (2018), the Uruguayan champs Penarol (2019), the Hondurans clubs Motagua (2019) and Olímpia (2022), Mexican Club Pachuca ( 2022) and Ecuadorian club Barcelona SC (2023).
The club was able to compete in the very prestigious U.S. Open Cup for six times in a decade, reaching the fourth round in the 2018 edition (first time for an NPSL Club), facing off Orlando City, an MLS team, entering the best 24 teams in the United States. Last November 19th, after winning four rounds, the club qualified for the 7th time for the Upcoming U.S. Open Cup edition, which will be played in March 2024.
In addition to the club’s success on the field, we continue to focus and care for our community. MUFC has for years been a proud and active member of Autism Soccer, a non-profit organization focused on providing healthy recreation and developmental growth for autistic youth in the Miami area, through the various fundamentals of soccer.

OWNERSHIP AND LEADERS

Roberto Sacca 🇮🇹 : Founder & CEO

An Italian entrepreneur and football executive. He has served the club as both the founder and team president (now CEO) since its inception (est 2012). Years after the fall of the Miami FC (USL) and the Miami Fusion (MLS), Sacca took it upon himself to a sustainable and successful Miami based soccer club. Starting from scratch and with great passion Sacca set forth in accomplishing his grand vision of a new soccer team that would harness it’s talent and fandom form the very heart of the community. Uniting players and fans from the ground up, Sacca was able to create the very successful club we have today. Having been crowned the ” Champion of Florida ” twice in just four years of operation (2014 & 2016 ), the team has gained great recognition in both USA and around the world through his leadership.

Tony Iafrate 🇮🇹 : General Manager

Born in Sora, Italy, on 11/8/1986, graduated in Culture for Communication and Sports and Business Management, he obtained a Master’s in Sports and Business Administration in 2012. In 2013 he officially became FIFA PLAYER AGENT. After three years working as agent, he moved to Miami in 2014. In 2018 he served for six months as Sports Director at Miami United FC. In 2018 he founded Miami Beach CF, the first and only soccer club in the city of Miami Beach, working as CEO. In 2020 he was CEO & Founder of Palm Beach Stars. In 2021 he went back to Miami Beach CF serving as CEO & President of Soccer operations. From May 2023 he is the new General Manager of the Miami United FC.

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Jorge Connolly 🇮🇹 : Club President

Jorge Ignacio Connolly Uria – Aug 1988.
Born and raised in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
UCA Business degree.
IAG Chef degree.
Ten years of commercial real state investing in Florida.
Twelve years of multiple airbnb hosting in Argentina and Florida.
Multiple business investor.
Sport enthusiast.
Business entrepreneur.
Miami United President since 2023.

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