The golden age various pressional soccer leagues is upon us.
First it was Vince McMahon’s XFL and Charlie Ebersol’s Alliance American Football. Now, former NFL stars Ricky Williams, Terrell Owens, Simeon Rice and Mike Alstott have based their very own professional league referred to as the Freedom Football League aka the FFL.
“The objective this league … is about neighborhood and the event gamers,” Williams advised OTL (H/T ABC News). “… In fascinated about creating this league, I wished to create a league that I might have stayed in and been snug and actually thrived.
“The NFL began a very long time in the past, and since then so much issues have modified. And we need to create a league that is prepared for that change and invite some extra it.”
According to Williams’ OTL interview, there are 50 former gamers among the many roughly 100 stakeholders. Other founders embrace former NFL gamers comparable to Byron Chamberlain, Jeff Garcia and Dexter Jackson, in line with ABC News.
The FFL has not introduced when it could start play, although it did say the primary 10 groups could be the San Diego Warriors, Oklahoma City Power, Portland Progress, Texas Revolution, Ohio Players, Florida Strong, Birmingham Kings, St. Louis Independence, Connecticut Underground and Oakland Panthers.
The FFL stated in an announcement (H/T ESPN) that its mission is “to draw soccer gamers at their highest stage athletic potential, together with these defecting from the NFL, graduating faculty or highschool or enjoying in worldwide or various pressional soccer leagues.”