NFL star Patrick Mahomes joins NWSL crew Kansas City Current’s possession group



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A famous person NFL participant is investing within the different soccer – for the second time.

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes is becoming a member of the possession group of NWSL’s Kansas City Present, the crew introduced Tuesday. Mahomes’ spouse, Brittany, co-founded the crew alongside Chris and Angie Lengthy in December 2020.

Mahomes mentioned in a press release: “I am thankful for the chance to join my wife as part of the Kansas City Current’s ownership team.”

The Tremendous Bowl LIV MVP added: “Brittany and the Longs have done an incredible job building a world-class organization. I am excited to join another championship-caliber club as it continues to make history.”

Mahomes, 27, gained the NFL’s Most Invaluable Participant award in 2018 on his technique to Tremendous Bowl glory when the Chiefs defeated the San Francisco 49ers in 2020.

He’s already a part-owner of the Kansas City Royals franchise in Main League Baseball and Sporting Kansas City, town’s Main League Soccer crew.

“We are so thrilled to make this a family affair and have Patrick join as an owner,” mentioned Brittany Mahomes. “He has been a huge supporter behind-the-scenes. His passion for the Current is undeniable and I am glad that he will be with us as we continue on our journey to become the best in the NWSL.”

Mahomes turns into the primary energetic NFL participant to have an possession stake in a NWSL franchise.

“Patrick is obviously a once-in-a-generation athlete and someone who has had an immeasurable impact on the Kansas City community,” mentioned Chris and Angie Lengthy. “Working with Brittany has been a blessing. We are elated to now partner with Patrick too.”