Final Up to date: 13/08/19 10:32pm
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and his Grammy Award profitable spouse Ciara have grow to be half house owners of MLS’s Seattle Sounders.
On Tuesday, the Sounders revealed 11 households had joined the group, together with Wilson, Ciara, and hip hop artist Macklemore.
Wilson has spent his total profession in Seattle after becoming a member of as a third-round decide in 2012, making seven Professional Bowls and bringing town their first Tremendous Bowl within the course of.
In April, 30-year-old Wilson signed a four-year, $140 million contract extension that can maintain him in Seattle by way of the 2023 season and made him the highest-paid participant within the NFL on the time.
“We’re fired up about being part of the Sounders for a long, long time, having ownership in the Sounders and continuing to build that winning culture,” the couple mentioned in a press release.
Wilson mentioned: “When I bought right here in 2012, Seattle was a spot that I felt I may name residence ceaselessly. And clearly due to the Seahawks, and now due to the Sounders, it makes that actually come to life. We’re actually enthusiastic about constructing that profitable tradition.
“We expect this can be a transformational sport. It adjustments peoples’ lives. It brings folks collectively from all completely different nations, all completely different worlds, all completely different socio-economic statuses, all completely different races, all completely different troubles in life – it brings folks collectively. That is what we’re enthusiastic about for this recreation, this staff, and what we are able to do in Seattle.”