‘Lol She’s 4’- Serena Williams’ Husband Alexis Ohanian Responds to a Fan Demanding Olympia’s Football Debut

Published 08/02/2022, 12:46 AM EDT

Alexis Ohanian, the husband of 23-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams, has similar interests as his wife. Both of them enjoy a variety of sports. The couple owns shares in sports such as NFL and soccer. While Serena has been a minority stake owner of Miami Dolphins, she and Ohanian are one of the main investors in the women’s soccer team, Angel City FC.

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In fact, their four-year-old also has her name on the list as the youngest investor. The father-daughter duo recently drew everyone’s attention by attending the football club’s latest match against OL Reign in the NWSL.

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Alexis Ohanian reacts to a fan’s suggestion

Ohanian and Olympia on July 31 went to support their women’s football team, which started competing in the NWSL this year. The Los Angeles-based team locked horns with OL Reign in the National Women’s Soccer League. As soon as the match ended, the fans of both teams cheered for an up-and-coming footballer who showed off her skills on the grass, Olympia. After witnessing the four-year-old kick the ball around with her father, a fan responded to Ohanian’s tweet, saying, “Jesus Olympia is talented!! she needs to come and play for Arsenal ladies.”

And a proud yet considerate father wrote, “lol she’s 4 – we’ve got some time.” In the clip, Olympia can be seen backheeling the ball and scoring a goal against her father.

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Although both Ohanian and Olympia had fun on the soccer pitch, the match ended in disappointing fashion for Angel City FC fans as their team lost 2-3. They are currently 7th in the NSWL points table and will look forward to better results in the remaining matches.

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The family’s England tour

Ohanian and Olympia traveled along with the former World no.1 to cheer for her as she made a comeback in the grass swing. Though Serena couldn’t execute a noteworthy run in Wimbledon, she reached the semifinals in doubles at Eastbourne International.

Alexis Olympia, daughter of Serena Williams and husband Alexis Ohanian congratulate Serena Williams after she won her final match against Jessica Pegula of USA at ASB Tennis Centre on January 12, 2020 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by Hannah Peters/Getty Images)

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Following Williams’ participation in tournaments, the family indulged in some fun activities in London. The father-daughter duo went for a fun afternoon tea date and played some golf. Thereafter, the 39-year-old alongside his wife attended the premier of the new Thor movie, Thor: Love and Thunder.

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Mahima Verma

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Mahima Verma is a Tennis writer for EssentiallySports. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Hotel Management from IHM Mumbai. A sports enthusiast, particularly Tennis since her childhood, Mahima believes that she is fortunate enough to witness the legends like Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, and Serena Williams play.

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