Olympique Lyonnais has decided to expand its women’s football activities to the United States by buying the club FC Reign where the world champion Megan Rapinoe, best player of the year 2019, plays.
The official announcement was made on Thursday during a press conference between the leaders of the American club based in Seattle and those of OL represented by President Jean Michel Aulas. Megan Rapinoe and Tony parker were also there for the occasion.
OL Groupe buys FC Reign for $ 3.5 million
We are excited to announce that Reign FC has been acquired by OL Groupe.
— Reign FC (@ReignFC) December 19, 2019
Olympique Lyonnais has been the best women’s football club in Europe for several years. The objective is to make FC Reign (NWLS) the benchmark in the United States and win titles as soon as possible as Jean Michel Aulas said.