Former Timberwolf Kevin Garnett has is getting into soccer … at least ownership side. The Associated Press reports that the Celtic is going to become a limited shareholder in Italy’s Roma Soccer Club. Garnett won’t be the first NBA star with sports business interests overseas, Lebron James recently purchased a stake in Liverpool’s soccer club.
Kevin Garnett buys share of Italian soccer team
The NBA power forward and former Timberwolf (1995-2007) is investing in AS Roma. Garnett says a team-mate, Marko Jaric, helped him discover the sport in his later years with the Timberwolves. Since joining the Celtics, the 35-year-old has made his interest in soccer more public.