Matthew McCounaghey is now part owner of a soccer team. Austin FC named him part of their ownership group. The Oscar-winning actor says Austin FC is quality investment for the city and its future. Parsley Energy founder Bryan Sheffield, Dell President and CCO Marius Haas, and PIXIU Investments founder Eddie Margain were also named as part of the ownership group. Austin FC is set to start play in Major League Soccer in 2021.
“It is my privilege to welcome my new partners to Austin FC,” Anthony Precourt, majority partner and CEO of Austin FC and Two Oak Ventures, said. “This group knows and loves the city of Austin and the beautiful game. I can’t think of anyone better to help us realize our ambitions as a soccer club for this entire community.”