Black Panther and Creed star Michael B. Jordan attended Saturday’s English Premiere League soccer match between AFC Bournemouth and Crystal Palace, his first since turning into a minority shareholder within the possession group that acquired Bournemouth earlier this month.
Jordan was shortly acknowledged and hailed by the membership’s followers as he arrived for the house recreation at Vitality Stadium in Bournemouth, a coastal metropolis about two hours southwest of London.
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Earlier this month, Jordan was introduced as a part of a brand new AFC Bournemouth possession group led by Invoice Foley, proprietor of the NHL’s Las Vegas Golden Knights. Foley additionally attended as we speak’s recreation, a 2-0 loss for the Cherries that leaves them with a 4-9-4 win-loss-draw file, tied with Leeds at sixth from the underside of the EPL standings.
When the deal was introduced December 15, Bournemouth revealed Jordan and Nullah Sarker as a part of the minority possession group, saying the pair “will work carefully with Invoice in areas together with world advertising and marketing and internationalisation of the membership.”
Foley reportedly paid about $150 million for the membership by way of his funding firm Cannae Holdings Inc.
The gig is Jordan’s first foray into sports activities possession however the actor-producer isn’t any stranger to sports activities. He’s at present engaged on Creed III, the newest installment within the Rocky spinoff franchise wherein he directs and reprises his function of boxer Adonis Creed. That United Artists Releasing pic hits theaters March 3.
Jordan, whose credit additionally embrace With out Regret, Simply Mercy, the Emmy-nominated Fahrenheit 451 and Fruitvale Station, broke out on NBC’s highschool soccer drama collection Friday Evening Lights, the place he confirmed off his expertise enjoying East Dillon quarterback Vince Howard for the ultimate two seasons of the present’s run.