“Messi Poster Right Next to an Alex Morgan Poster” – Serena Williams’ Husband Alexis Ohanian Is Convinced Women’s Soccer “Should Be a Massive Success”

Published 01/20/2023, 6:00 PM EST
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – NOVEMBER 06: Serena Williams, Alexis Ohanian attend the 10th Annual LACMA ARTFILM GALA presented by Gucci at Los Angeles County Museum of Art on November 06, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. Photo: CraSH/imageSPACE/MediaPunch PUBLICATIONxNOTxINxUSA Copyright: xCraSH/imageSPACE/MediaPunchx

Alexis Ohanian, the husband of legendary tennis player Serena Williams is known for many things, from being the co-founder of Reddit and being a very successful entrepreneur. However, in recent years, Ohanian has become a major spokesperson for women’s soccer. Ever since the couple became major investors in the NWSL team Angel City FC in 2020, Ohanian has never backed off from showing his trust in the success of women’s soccer. He believes women’s soccer is the future in the USA and is convinced that it “should be a massive success”.

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In a podcast, Alexis Ohanian shared some interesting thoughts. Firstly, Ohanian throws light on the mentality that people have grown. “It’s funny cuz I still encounter from time to time, especially here in Europe, where I think there’s just that cultural baggage or their cultural bias, like it’s in the US, it’s all over,” he said.

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But Ohanian is hopeful for the new generation and believes things are starting to change for the better when it comes to women’s soccer. “That I think just gives women’s football, in particular, an advantage in the US because,” Ohanian said

NEW YORK, NY – MAY 06: Co-Founder and Executive Chair of Reddit, and Partner at Y Combinator, Alexis Ohanian speaks onstage during TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2015 – Day 3 at The Manhattan Center on May 6, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images for TechCrunch)

He further added while naming soccer stars Lionel Messi and Alex Morgan. “This new generation coming up, the digital native Gen-Z generation, just thinks very differently about the sport. They have a Messi poster right next to an Alex Morgan poster and that’s great. “

Alexis Ohanian believes women’s soccer success is ‘obvious’

Alexis Ohanian is confident in the success of women’s soccer and its potential for growth. “I think that naïveté actually was a bit of an asset for me because it seems very obvious that women’s football should be a massive success,” Ohanian said. “There’s nothing I’m comparing it to in my head because it’s just what it is.”

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As a well-known investor, Ohanian has put his money into Angel City FC, a women’s soccer team, because he believes in the future of the sport. It will be interesting to see how women’s soccer continues to grow and develop.

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Saransh Chauhan

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Saransh Chauhan is a Soccer Writer at EssentiallySports. He has an open-minded set of interests, from soccer and video games to anime and music. As an avid gamer, he enjoys playing all genres of video games.

Edited By: Vineet Nandwana

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