The biggest soccer team in Scotland may have a new owner pretty soon: Snoop Lion, née Snoop Dogg, née Snoop Doggy Dogg, née Calvin Cordozar Broadus. I want this to happen so badly.
The team in question is Celtic, which shocked the futbol world earlier this month with a 2-1 win over Barcelona. That suprise of that win—one of the biggest upsets in soccer history—would easily pail in comparison to a rapper known for songs like "Tha Shiznit" and "Murder Was the Case." He even wants to bring in his boy David Beckham (who once accompanied him to Roscoe's Chicken and Waffles in a particularly great episode of "Snoop Dogg's Fatherhood") to play on the team.
From the Daily Record, which apparently doesn't know to write down quotes like a normal newspaper:
He said: “I got a lot of interest in soccer. It’s not a new thing for hip hop stars to invest in sports teams but it is a new thing for hip hop stars to invest in soccer teams.
“I didn’t catch the whole Barcelona game but I watched the highlights. I know Barcelona are a big deal, and it shows Celtic are a big deal as well.
“I see how passionate Celtic fans are about their team and I could see myself making an investment if any of the board wanted to sell.
“I haven’t really thought how much. I don’t need to run a soccer club but enough of a percentage to get me on the board so I can be heard.
“I want to bring a bit of Snoop to things.
“I am passionate about my sport. The boxes at Celtic would never be the same once I have hosted a party there.”
Can you imagine how great this would be? Game one: A haze of smoke emitting from the Snoop presidential box and settling over the field, an owner inside the box who would already have ensured the team's kits are the colors of the Jamaican flag. Rap music blaring to the confusion of thousands of sheep herders. I can't think of a more appropriate place for Beckham to end his career.