Some Miami officials acted more like “PR agents and cheerleaders” for the David Beckham soccer stadium instead of as elected officials who should have pushed for more transparency on who controls Miami Freedom Park LLC, according to a lawsuit filed Friday.

The city didn’t enforce its own law requiring Beckham, his soccer partners and his attorneys to register as lobbyists when they spoke for the project at a City Commission meeting last July. Instead, according to the complaint, the city knowingly allowed them to bypass the requirement — and has systematically failed to enforce its own lobbying laws.

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