Who are the richest football club owners in the world? How much money do they own? Check our top five and look at the photos of the wealthiest owners!
The world of football has been noticed by wealthy owners over the last decade. When rich people purchase the clubs, they make it possible for some of them to gain an advantage over others. However, it has been true only for a couple of clubs so far.
Here is the list of the richest football club owners in the world.
Clubs: Club Pachuca,Real Oviedo (Spain) and Club Leon (Mexico).
Carlos Slim is the wealthiest man in our top chart. His total assets are equal to $73 Billion, and he made up $4billion from a year ago. Carlos Slim is the world’s richest man for the fourth. He made his fortune in telecom, but he didn’t stop there and continued in football industry. He purchased shares in two Mexican clubs: Club Pachuca and Club Leon in September 2012.
In November 2012, Slim obtained a piece of battling Spanish soccer group Real Oviedo. And with all his wealth he tops the list of 11 Elite Richest Football Billionaires. Some of the rich folks enjoying a net worth right in the ten figure range tend to slide on and off the annual Forbes billionaires list, depending on which side of the billion dollar ledger their assets sit on at the time.
Club: Deportivo La Coruna (Spain)
Amancio's total assets are equal to $57 Billion. Billionaire made up $19.5 billion from a year ago. Spain’s Amancio Ortega is one of the establisher of the Spanish retail titan Inditex. He has robustly moved into the main three among the world’s wealthiest. Ortega often appears in the tribunes of stadium Riazor, home of Deportivo La Coruna.
3. George Soros
Club: Manchester United (England)
His total assets are about $19.2 Billion, down $800 million from a year ago. George Soros is a very wealthy speculator. He is known for having burned up all available resources in England. Now he owns Manchester United, the UK’s biggest soccer club. Billionaire Malcolm Glazer is the club’s official holder. In August 2012, Soros disclosed a 7.85% share in the football club, through his speculation firm, Soros Fund Management. Manchester United turned more than $3 billion in January 2013.
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4. Alisher Usmanov
Club: Arsenal Football Club (England)
Total assets: $17.6 Billion, down $500 million from a year ago. Alisher Usmanov is the richest man in Russia. He has many resources of money: he got rich in metals (iron and steel), has premiums in everything from Silicon Valley new businesses to Russia’s biggest business corporation Kommersant.
Usmanov has extremely rich confederate Farhad Moshiri, who has a fortune of $2.8 billion and owns stakes in FC Arsenal. American Stanley Kroenke is the controlling shareholder of FC Arsenal. His total assets are about $5 billion. English press asserts that a Middle East consortium is setting up an offer to purchase out Arsenal for around $30,000 an offer, totaling over $2 billion.
5. Lakshmi Mittal
Club: Queens Park Rangers Football Club (England)
Lakshmi's total assets are $16.5 Billion, up $500 million from a previous year.
Lakshmi Mittal is Indian steel aristocrat and a long-term London inhabitant. Lakshmi and his family own 33% of the west London club. Nowadays, the Queens Park Rangers is in 15th position of the English Premier League.
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