Orlando City’s owner announced Wednesday that he is in negotiations to sell the team to the owner of the Minnesota Vikings.
Original Article Date: 12 May 2021 [A.D.]
Orlando City Soccer Stadium - Downtown, Orlando, Florida
In a release, Flavio Augusto da Silva said he is “in advanced negotiations with the Wilf family to purchase Orlando City SC of MLS, the Orlando Pride of the NWSL and our related soccer assets.”
He said he’s “confidant the Wilf family will continue to push Orlando City SC to new heights and lead the Club into this next phase, both on and off the field.”
Augusto da Silva became the majority owner of the team in 2013.
He said he expects the sale to be finalized over the coming months.
“I‘d like to take this opportunity to thank you, the Orlando City SC family, for being a part of my journey and for embracing our Club as such an integral part of our community,” Augusto da Silva said in a release.
Soccer Fans Fever
For those who love soccer and have supported the Orlando City Soccer Team, there is still a spark of team flare. Many Orlando City Soccer Team fans have rallied over the past couple of years, despite the many obstacles with world events and the concerns for the public. Thousands of fans from all over have visited the soccer stadium over the years and look forward to positive team progression and growth in the creation of champion players. It is always a good idea to remain optimistic on the future game developments.
Story by: Katlyn Brieskorn, WFTV.com