VIDEO: Will Ferrell now owns a Major League Soccer side, seriously 5 years ago

VIDEO: Will Ferrell now owns a Major League Soccer side, seriously

Rob Burgundy is now taking the Roman Abramovich route.

Not content with being a global film star, Will Ferrell is now taking on the world of football.

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The Los Angeles Football Club is the latest MLS franchise and the team is set to join the big league in 2018, with Will Ferrell as one of its co-owners.

The Anchorman legend, who will be running the club along with other star names, like Magic Johnson, was unveiled in a press conference and began by stating that “this is not a joke.”

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We were surprised as anybody when we found out that football (our version, not theirs) was Will's favourite sport, but then again he did appear in Soccer Aid a couple of times and proved to be quite handy.

Clip via YouTube/xoxGeordie66xox

With Miami Beckham United also set to join the MLS, the American league is set to become just as interesting off the pitch as it is on it.

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