As we’ve told you previously, Ferrell is just one of many celebrities who have invested in the new MLS franchise, which is set to debut in the 2018/19 season, with the likes of Mia Hamm and Magic Johnson also backing the club financially.
And now it seems the Anchorman star is going out of his way to try and attract new talent well in advance of the club’s launch, with Hernandez the target of his message.
Appearing on ESPN, he made an impassioned plea for the current Bayer Leverkusen forward to ditch his career in Europe and try his luck in North America:
— Nación ESPN2 (@NacionESPN2) June 26, 2017
We’ve told you previously about how Manchester United have been linked with a move to re-sign Hernandez – but by 2018 he’d be in his thirties – could the MLS be a serious option for him?