It is the third expansion club announced by MLS, which currently has 19 teams, in the last year. The others are New York City FC and
The Atlanta team will be owned by
"We are going to build a first-class organization on and off the field that will be a source of pride for the entire community," Blank said in a statement.
MLS Commissioner Don Garber said in a statement that "Arthur is deeply passionate about soccer and our quest to become one of the top professional soccer leagues in the world."