Found February 19, 2012 on Midwest Sports Fans:
Lebron made it chic. Will Michael Vick follow in his footsteps? Since Lebron’s deal to become part owner of Liverpool FC, any pro athlete must be wondering what’s the deal with owning a Soccer club. African-American U.S. pro athletes must have really raised an eyebrow or two because most of them are coming from areas where Soccer was not made a priority in their lives. If Lebron thinks pro Soccer is a good investment, many others will consider it, just because Lebron is the representation of ‘cool’ in the sports world. He periodically hangs with Warren Buffett. He travels the world and has made financial investing his main hobby. He has been quoted as wanting to build a financial kingdom, which suits his nickname, ‘King James.’ Many pro athletes can invest, but few can pull serious strings to become majority owners in the NBA, NFL or MLB. It took, arguably, the world’s biggest star athlete, Michael Jordan, a long while to become a majority owner in the NBA. MLS is another animal. I...

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