Tom Brady has turn out to be a “minority proprietor” of Birmingham Metropolis FC.
The NFL legend – who retired from the game earlier on this yr – has invested within the UK Championship aspect in partnership with their holding firm Knighthead Capital Administration LLC, and might be chairman of an advisory board working with membership bosses.
The Blues mentioned the seven-time Tremendous Bowl champion will “apply his intensive management expertise and experience” throughout varied totally different areas, together with the sports activities science division, and can advise on well being, diet, wellness, and restoration techniques and programmes.
Tom hailed his new position as a “actual honour”.
He mentioned on the membership’s official web site: “Birmingham Metropolis is an iconic membership with a lot historical past and fervour and to be a part of the Blues is an actual honour for me. BCFC is constructed on teamwork and dedication and I am excited to work alongside the board, administration and gamers to make our Second Metropolis membership second to none.
“I have been a part of some wonderful groups in my day, and I am wanting ahead to making use of my perspective to create that very same success right here in Birmingham.”
New Birmingham chairman Tom Wagner welcomes the “direct impression” the 46-year-old quarterback can have on the English soccer aspect.
He mentioned: “Tom Brady becoming a member of the Birmingham staff is a press release of intent. We’re setting the bar at world class.
“Tom is each investing and committing his time and intensive experience. As chair of the advisory board Tom can have a direct impression on the membership. The lads’s, girls’s, and academy groups are going to profit from the data.
“The objective that Tom has dedicated to personal is to make Birmingham a revered chief in diet, well being, wellness, and restoration internationally of soccer.
“Success doesn’t come in a single day. It takes time. However when you might have nice leaders in place all the pieces turns into potential.”