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‘I’m Crushed That Germany Is Out’ – Serena Williams’ Husband Alexis Ohanian Sends a Heartfelt Message to South Korea’s Son Heung-min at the FIFA Soccer World Cup 2022

Published 12/03/2022, 7:00 AM EST

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Serena Williams’ husband Alexis Ohanian is an avid soccer fan. The 39-year-old is closely following the ongoing FIFA World Cup. While the Reddit cofounder is a fan of the German football team, their exit from the World Cup was a bittersweet feeling for him. Following Germany’s exit from the prestigious tournament, the co-founder of Reddit sent an emotional message to South Korean soccer star, Son Heung-min.

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The 39-year-old is pretty active on Twitter and always expresses his opinion on social media. He took to his Twitter account to react to the current FIFA World Cup scenario.


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Alexis Ohanian reacts as Germany exits the FIFA World Cup

Alexis Ohanian expressed his disappointment after Germany failed to qualify for the FIFA World Cup round of 16. However, there was something that made him happy even after the heartbreak. It was the sheer joy on the face of South Korean players who worked really hard to advance to the next round. Here’s what he wrote.

“I am crushed that Germany is out, but scenes like this are a beautiful consolation. Congrats @Sonny7+ SK.”


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Further, the Reddit cofounder also shared a picture of the South Korean soccer star Son Heung-min. In the picture, we can see him celebrating and overwhelmingly happy with tears in his eyes.

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Sport is a great leveler. One person’s misery can be a delight for another. The way South Korean players have performed in the World Cup, Ohanian knew that their triumph was well-deserved.

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Alexis Ohanian is a huge advocate of gender equality and thus promotes women’s sports on the business front. The 39-year-old is a principal investor in the NWSL team Angel City FC. Speaking about his business vision for the game, Ohanian once claimed that there’s a huge business potential in women’s sports.


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Further, the Reddit cofounder explained that a big credit for this goes to the US Women’s national team, who won their record fourth World Cup in 2019.

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Serena and Ohanian’s daughter Olympia have also shown an immense interest in soccer. It will be interesting to see if the five-year-old follows in her mother’s footsteps to become an athlete.

Are you following the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar? How did you react to Germany crashing out of the tournament?



Gaurav Verma

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Gaurav Verma is a Tennis Author at EssentiallySports. He has post graduate diploma in management from IILM Graduate School of Management and a BBA degree from Bangalore University. He has 1-year of experience in the banking sector.

Edited By: Tony Thomas