Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy has bought a minority stake in US side Rochester Rhinos.
Jamie Vardy Buys Stake In New York Club Rochester Rhinos
The team from upstate New York have been on hiatus for the last four years, most recently playing in the second tier of the United States soccer league system. An announcement on their twitter read: “The Rochester Rhinos are delighted to announce that Premier League star @vardy7 has become a co-owner of the club.
“The @LCFC striker has bought a minority stake & is excited by the prospect of being part of a journey that puts the Rhinos and Rochester back on the map after a four- year hiatus.
“This is a huge coup for Rochester, & the Rhinos. Jamie is known throughout the soccer world and we are delighted that he has chosen to join us as a co-owner.
“Hopefully this fantastic news, will give everyone connected with the club the belief that there are good times ahead.”