All jokes aside, Will Ferrell really bought a soccer team

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Well, he bought a stake in one. Still it should make the MLS that much more entertaining with him frequently in the stands.

Will Ferrell bought a piece of an expansion MLS Los Angeles franchise set to begin play in 2018. The team will be called LAFC.

Will Ferrell! pic.twitter.com/0g6BCKqKjM

— Total MLS (@TotalMLS) January 7, 2016

Ferrell was announced as a co-owner of the club, which held their opening press conference Thursday. Although Ferrell isn’t the only celeb owner of LAFC, Magic Johnson who seems to have a piece of every LA sports team is and owner, along with Normar Garciaparra, Mia Hamm Garciaparra and Tony Robbins.

Farrell says he's never been a part owner in anything, except for an '84 Toyota Camry. #LAFC

— Jeff Carlisle (@JeffreyCarlisle) January 7, 2016

.@WillFerreI just crashed @MiaHamm's speech at the unveiling of #LAFC's colors. pic.twitter.com/6y4RHvNEiL

— Mayor of Los Angeles (@MayorOfLA) January 7, 2016

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