Jamie Vardy, a goal-scoring machine for Leicester City has joined as an owner of an American football club. In football news today, Vardy is a part-owner of the Rochester Rhinos.
The Rhinos, founded in 1996, most recently played in the United States Soccer League in 2017.
Among Other Football News Today – Vardy Is a Part-owner of the Rochester Rhinos
Now, Foxes’ striker Jamie Vardy has joined the Rochester Rhinos club’s board of directors. This new development will put it “back on the map” after a four-year break.
The club announced the news of Vardy’s investment on their Twitter page, saying: “The Rochester Rhinos are delighted to announce that Premier League star @vardy7 has become a co-owner of the club.
“The @LCFC striker has bought a minority stake & is excited by the prospect of being part of a journey that puts the Rhinos and Rochester back on the map after a four-year hiatus.”
Jamie Vardy himself wrote: “I’m really excited to say that I have become a co-owner of the @rochesterrhinos today. The club has been through some difficult years recently, so I can’t wait to play a part in helping to turn things around. It won’t be easy, but I never do anything the easy way!”
“I’d like to thank everyone that’s helped me get to this point but a special thank you goes to my new co-owners, David & Wendy Dworkin.”
Vardy then goes on to explain his involvement with the Rochester Rhinos of the United States Soccer League.
He insists will not detract from his “priority” of continuing to succeed as one of the top Leicester City players.
He thus added: “I also can’t thank @LCFC enough for allowing me to do this, they know, and I know, that this project will not in any way distract me from my priority, which is helping Leicester to be successful for many more years to come. Lets do this #Rochester.”