The final day in Miami brought a trip to Little Havana and a preseason contest for Miami FC against the Miami Fusion of the National Premier Soccer League.
Taste Of Cuba
After talking to Ariel Martinez the day before, the experience of he midfielder's homeland, in a small sample, was seen at Little Havana on Calle Ocho. Music poured out from restaurants and shops, cigars were being rolled and smoked, and Cuban flags flew high.
There also was some incredibe artwork in the form of murals at almost every turn.
Getting A Win
After going down a goal, Miami FC battled back. Jaime Chavez leveled the score before Rhett Bernstein scored in the second half for the eventual game-winning goal. it was an affair that was a bit physical at times, but well contested. Midfielder Mike Lahoud was given the captain's armband for the night an could be seen giving direction and leading the side from the middle of the park.