Will Ferrell named as one of the owners of a new MLS team
Los Angeles Football Club will join the league in 201808:26 Friday 8 January 2016, 8:26 8 Jan 2016
Hollywood actor Will Ferrell has been announced as one of the co-owners for the latest side to join the MLS.
Los Angeles FC will compete for the first time in the league in 2018. They replace Chivas-USA as the second team in Los Angeles. Chivas-USA left the league in 2014 to leave LA Galaxy as the only team in the city.
Ferrell joins a large group of owners of the team that includes Cardiff City owner Vincent Tan, LA Lakers legend Magic Johnston and two-time World Cup winner Mia Hamm.
Speaking at the launch of the team's new crest, Ferrell claimed that; "This is not a joke. I'm actually a member of this fine ownership group and it's very exciting."
The 48-year-old actor is known for his love of the game. He has played in numerous charity matches and starred as a coach in the film "Kicking and Screaming".
The team will play in a custom built 22,000 seater stadium in Los Angeles.
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