Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong Joins Oakland Roots and Soul Sports Club's Community Investment Round

September 18, 2023 - United Soccer League Championship (USL) - Oakland Roots News Release

Oakland, CA - Billie Joe Armstrong, lead singer of the iconic rock band Green Day, has become the latest Oakland icon to join the ownership group of Oakland Roots & Soul Sports Club. Born in Oakland and raised throughout the East Bay, Billie Joe has long been committed to his community, having remained rooted in the area throughout his career with one of the biggest rock bands on the planet.

"I'm so excited to be part of the community ownership of Oakland Roots and Soul," said new owner, Billie Joe Armstrong. "The club represents everything I love about the (East) Bay Area. I believe Oakland Roots and Soul Sports Club has an amazing future ahead."

Fans can join Billie Joe as well as NFL legend Marshawn Lynch, global rap star G-Eazy and NFL quarterback Josh Johnson as part-owners of Oakland Roots and Soul SC today via the Community Investment Round, which launched last week. Fans aged 18 and older can become a part-owner for as little as $100 by heading to In just the first week of the campaign, over 3,000 new owners have invested nearly $2,000,000 into the club, making it the most successful sports team Community Investment Rounds in the United States.

Welcome to Paradise, Billie Joe.

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