Serena Williams and a host of female Hollywood actresses have come together to found the first-ever women’s football team in the city of Los Angeles. Women’s football in the United States of America is one of the fast-growing sports and the league is one the most-watched.
The other female founders of the team that are currently being only called “Angel City” are; Natalie Portman, 14 former US national team players, actresses Eva Longoria, Jennifer Garner, Uzo Aduba, Jessica Chastain and America Ferrera, plus investors from the technology and media sectors.
Serena Williams’ husband Alexis Ohanian, who is the co-founder of tech company Reddit, is part of the ownership group. The couple’s two-year-old daughter Olympia is also listed as an owner.
The National Women’s Soccer League announced that it has awarded the Angel City group the franchise for a new Los Angeles team, which will join the league in the spring of 2022.
Natalie Portman and Serena Williams Founded the Team to Create an Impact in the LA Community
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