Days After Alex Morgan Entered Tiger Woods’ Territory, Rival Serena Williams & Alexis Ohanian Receive $80,000,000 Boost

Published 10/05/2023, 8:30 AM EDT

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Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian will be on top of the world following the latest NWSL update. The franchises across the league received their estimated team valuation. Ohanian’s franchise received a massive $80 million upgrade. Ohanian has been a key investor in the league with the Reddit co-founder joining hands with Angel City FC in 2019. While Alexis Ohanian continues to find rapid growth, his fellow rival has stepped into a new territory.

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USWNT Alex Morgan took to her social media last week to make a massive announcement. The San Diego Waves star has patterned up with Ohanian to join Tiger Woods‘ latest venture. The soccer star is excited at the new opportunity and will be hoping to start things off on a positive note.

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Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian is one of the leading investors in women’s soccer. Serena Williams’ husband invested in Angel City FC back in 2019, hoping to capitalize on the growth of women’s soccer across the United States. It seems like his bet has paid off as Angel City FC is the face of the NWSL, with the franchise holding a staggering team valuation of $180 million.

Sportico released their latest list of team valuations for NWSL franchises, which saw the Alexis Ohanian franchise top the list. The side has seen massive growth in recent months, with its market value jumping from $100 million to $180 million. The franchise boasts twice the market value of Alex Morgan’s San Diego Waves, who are placed second with a team value of $90 million.

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Serena Williams’ husband has been a key investor across various sports organizations. The Reddit co-founder, apart from Angel City FC, is also a key investor in Cloud9 (e-sports) and Los Angeles Golf Club.

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While Alexis Ohanian has been enjoying his recent success, fellow rival and friend Alex Morgan seems to be following his footsteps. She has also ventured into a new endeavor.

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USWNT star Alex Morgan has had a sensational career with the women’s national team. The thirty-four-year-old is amongst one of the best players in the world and has left her mark on the sport. However, it seems like Morgan is ready to make the next big jump in her career. The soccer star has followed her rivals’ footsteps to venture into Tiger Woods’ territory.

With Golf legend Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy announcing the start of TGL, there has been a lot of buzz around the new league. Alexis Ohanian was the first to board the train. He emerged as one of the leading investors in the Los Angeles Golf Club (LAGC). With his investment enforced by his wife, Serena Williams. Alex Morgan wasted no time in joining hands alongside her rival.

Morgan took to her social media account to announce her partnership with the franchise. She did so as she sported their merchandise. “It’s official. I’m married to the game. I’m thrilled to announce my involvement as an investor with LAGC, the inaugural team of TGL.”

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There are a lot of big names interested in the launch of TGL. We could see multiple big names joining the bandwagon. It will be interesting to see what the future holds for the league with the inaugural season yet to be announced.

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Saurabh Saket

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Saurabh Saket is a soccer writer at EssentiallySports. While Saket has been a football fan for a while, his passion for the sport stems from FIFA 17 which featured Borussia Dortmund superstar Marco Reus on its cover. With dreams of standing as a part of the Yellow Wall at Signal Iduna Park, Saket loves to write about the game from a fan’s perspective giving his take on recent happenings.
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