Explained: How Hollywood star Michael B. Jordan is involved in Bournemouth takeover
- Jordan known for roles in Black Panther, Creed & The Wire
- Part of new ownership group with Bill Foley
- Latest celebrity football investor
WHAT HAPPENED? Jordan will hold a minority stake and help with "global marketing and internationalisation of the club" - according to the organisation.
Welcome to #afcb, @michaelb4jordan ❤️ pic.twitter.com/qLeLuCZ7hI— AFC Bournemouth 🍒 (@afcbournemouth) December 13, 2022
HOW IS JORDAN INVOLVED? Much like other celebrity Premier League investors, such as LeBron James at Liverpool, Jordan will be more of a public face for the club than someone making key business decisions. As Bournemouth try to grow their fanbase beyond the UK, they hope Jordan's Hollywood appeal can win over potential supporters.
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WHAT'S NEXT FOR BOURNEMOUTH? Jordan will hope the Cherries can avoid relegation this season. They're currently in 14th place, just three points clear of the drop zone.