• Abramovich and Prokhorov entered the top ten richest owners in sports clubs

  • Russian businessmen Roman Abramovich and Mikhail Prokhorov entered the top 10 richest owners of sports clubs in the world by Forbes magazine. This is the website of the publication.

    The owner of London football Chelsea Abramovich ranked seventh. His fortune is estimated at 9.1 billion. 50-year-old Russian bought the club in 2003 for 140 million pounds (about 172 million dollars). In 14 years Chelsea four times won the championship of England and once in the Champions League in 2012.

    Prokhorov, who owns the club of the National basketball Association (NBA) "Brooklyn nets", occupies in the ranking of eighth place. His fortune is estimated at 8.9 billion dollars.

    The rating is headed by the General Director of Corporation Microsoft Steve Ballmer owning the club NBA "Los Angeles clippers". The state of the Balmer — $ 30 billion.


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