Rapper Yo Gotti now owns a stake in soccer club D.C. United

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Yo Gotti has joined the ownership group of American soccer club D.C. United.

The 40-year-old rapper is one of four new investors to the group.

In a statement, he said: “I was introduced to the game by my son and watched how quickly it has grown in our country, so I’m honored to join the D.C. United ownership group.

“I’ve long admired Jason Levien and Steve Kaplan’s ambition and entrepreneurship and look forward to collaborating with them – and the entire ownership group – to further elevate D.C. United’s commitment to connecting soccer, entertainment, community, and culture. Together, we’re going to enhance fan experience and bring new and exciting events to Audi Field.”