J.J. Watt has a new business venture after his NFL retirement

Wisconsin legend J.J. Watt may be retired from American football, but the former Badger is just getting started in football across the pond.

Following his Hall of Fame NFL career, Watt and his wife Kealia, a star professional soccer player in the NWSL, announced they are investing into Burnley FC.

“We have such great respect for what has been built here by Alan (Pace), Vincent (Kompany) and the entire organization and are looking forward to working with them,” J.J. Watt said in the release announcing his involvement with the club. “We believe that Burnley is a special club with incredible supporters and we want to help continue to elevate its global profile on its return to the Premier League.”

Story originally appeared on Badgers Wire