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Los Angeles will be home to a new professional women's soccer team in the spring of 2022.

Actress and activist Natalie Portman, venture capitalist Kara Nortman, gaming entrepreneur Julie Uhrman and venture capitalist Alexis Ohanian are the forces behind "Angel City," the stand-in title they've given the nascent women's soccer club.

"We took this as an opportunity to listen, talk to players, union reps, presidents and owners to develop a totally new playbook of how to build a professional sports team where mission and capital, entertainment and sport, were equally important," said founder Kara Nortman in a press release.

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