Dominique Wilkins recently invested in a second-tier soccer club in the United States. Birmingham Legion FC competes in the USL Championship,
the country's second-largest soccer division behind Major division Soccer. Recently, the $16,000,000 former NBA player went on 'Vlad TV'
and discussed the rise of soccer in the United States with the arrival of Lionel Messi in South Beach.
Wilkins is not the only NBA icon who has become actively involved with the sport. LeBron James of the Los Angeles Lakers is a part-owner of Liverpool FC,
one of the largest teams in England and the world. Many NBA stars have also invested in Major League Soccer.
Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Brewers, James Harden of the Houston Dynamo, and Kevin Durant's 35V of Gotham FC are all heavily involved.
Dominique Wilkins was recently invited to speak on 'Vlad TV' about his job choices and the decisions that have molded his life.
The NBA superstar's purchase of a soccer team was one such topic of conversation. Wilkins believes soccer is gaining traction in the United States,
particularly since Lionel Messi agreed to join Inter Miami. Wilkins told DJ Vlad:Dominique Wilkins has invested in Birmingham Legion FC,
a second-tier soccer club headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama. In its fifth season, the team competes in the USL Championship.