David Beckham's Inter Miami names Diego Alonso as first-ever head coach

Alonso — the only coach to win the Concacaf Champions League with two different teams — got the nod ahead of, reportedly, World Cup winner Patrick Vieira and River Plate boss Marcelo Gallardo. They both had ties to the MLS, with Vieira formerly managing New York City FC and Gallardo lining up for DC United. Alonso’s managerial success has come in Mexico, guiding Pachuca to the Champions League crown in 2017 before being at the helm when Monterrey beat city rival Tigres in 2019. He was, however, sacked after Monterrey lost 2-0 to Tigres at the end of September and sat in the bottom half of the league table. “In Diego we found a manager that fits our culture and has a strong desire to build a winning club for our fans,” said Inter Miami CF Sporting Director Paul McDonough. “He brings a lot of experience and championship-winning


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