“I grew up playing soccer on the mean streets of Irvine, California starting when I was eight years old,” Ferrell said.
To say that soccer is a big part of our lives is an understatement, and I’m proud to be a member of this wonderful ownership group.” “We are thrilled to welcome Will to our diverse and dedicated team.
Will’s passion for sports and his authentic connection to Los Angeles make him a perfect co-owner of LAFC, ” said Club Managing Partner and Owner, Henry Nguyen.
“Unveiling our crest is a significant milestone event that brings us one step closer to playing on our home turf in 2018. Soccer, and even made a surprise appearance in Brazil to pump up fans cheer on the US Men’s National Team in the 2014 World Cup.
We are thrilled to unveil an iconic and timeless symbol that reinforces the link between LAFC and our community.” Ferrell, a passionate sports fan and native Southern Californian, is the latest addition to an ownership group that contains leaders in sports, entertainment and business. “This is not a joke,” Ferrell told hundreds of cheering LAFC supporters at the crest unveiling in Union Station on Thursday.
NEW YORK—Solemnly ringing a bell 30 times for each of the teams that lost potential runs this season, Major League Baseball officials unveiled Tuesday a memorial outside league headquarters to commemorate all of the runners who have ever been stranded on base.
ANN ARBOR, MI—Excitedly touting the toughness and perfect form that elevate it above the millions of blades he watches every day, Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh spent a post-practice interview Thursday heaping praise on a blade of grass on the field that really impressed him.
Today, scores of energized fans of the Los Angeles Football Club gathered at Union Station and joined Will Ferrell, Mia Hamm Garciaparra, Nomar Garciaparra, sports and entertainment legend Peter Guber, businessman Henry Nguyen, and other key club owners, elected officials and city leaders for the official unveiling of the new team’s crest and colors.
“Today is a historic day for LAFC,” said soccer legend and LAFC owner Mia Hamm Garciaparra.
I just came back from the 2015 Little League World Series (more on that to come soon) and got to interview All Star and current ESPN announcer, Nomar Garciaparra!
But before I show you the interview on You Tube, let me first give a quick bio.
He totaled 1,747 career base hits and batted .313 lifetime.