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Russell Wilson, Ciara and Macklemore Join Seattle Sounders Ownership Group

2014 Super Bowl winner Russell Wilson has joined the ownership group of Major League Soccer side Seattle Sounders - alongside wife Ciara and rapper Macklemore.

30-year-old Seattle Seahawks quarterback Wilson has lived in the city since 2012 and is currently the highest paid player in the NFL, while his wife Ciara is a Grammy award-winning solo artist.

The high profile couple have joined forces with Mackelmore and ten other families, all of whom have direct ties to Seattle, as the franchises new owners, taking on running of the club alongside previous owner Drew Carey.

Speaking to the club's official website, Wilson revealed he has big ambitions for Seattle's future, stating: “Seattle means so much to me and Ciara.