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Los AngelesUS basketball star Kevin Durant has bought a small portion of the shares of the Philadelphia Union soccer team, US media reported Thursday.
And the newspaper “Sports Business Daily” that Durant bought a stake in the Philadelphia Union club ranging between 1 and 5 percent.
It is not the first time that Durrant, twice crowned with the Golden State Warriors, has bought shares of a NFL club. Two years ago, he bought a stake in DC United in his hometown of Washington, DC.
The newspaper did not provide any details about whether the current star of Brooklyn Nets was invested personally or through his company, “Thirty Five Venture”.
Durant is the latest in a long list of celebrities who buy few shares in NFL teams. The list includes Los Angeles FC (Will Ferrell, Magic Johnson, Mia Ham, Nomar Garcapara), Seattle Saunders (Russell Wilson, Drew Curry), Houston Dynamo (James Harden), Vancouver White Caps (Steve Nash) and Austin FC (Matthew McConnoy) ).
Los Angeles Lakers’ King “LeBron James has also owned 2 percent in Liverpool since 2011.