( ENSPIRE Trending News ) Dany Garcia Becomes The First Female To Own A Football League
It has been reported that actor Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, and his business partner Dany Garcia and ex-spouse purchased the XFL. On August 3. Johnson took to Twitter to share the big news, writing, “With my trailblazing partner Dany Garcia and Red Bird Capital, we have acquired the XFL. With gratitude and passion, I’ve built a career with my own two hands and will apply these callouses to our @xfl2020 brand. Excited to create something special for the fans!”
But now let’s talk about the historic significance behind Garcia also being a majority owner of the XFL. Garcia has become the first woman to ever own an entire sports league. In fact, Johnson revealed that it was his partner who put the idea out there that they should buy the XFL. After it was revealed that they decided to purchase the league for $15 million, Garcia took to Instagram to share a photo of her and a football that read XFL on it.
Johnson captioned the photo, “For The Love of Football. For The Love of The Athletes. For The Love of The Fans.” Under that post, in the comments section, Johnson wrote, “And this all started with you saying, “Let’s buy the XFL.” Here we go. #fortheloveoffootball.”
Garcia shared her thoughts via her Instagram stories. “I believe I just made history by following my dreams,” the entrepreneur and mom of one wrote. Adding that, “Milestones are met with the support of those you surround yourself with.”