For Christmas, the Russian oligarch than 45 years has offered the leading club of the Principality of Monaco, currently bottom side of the League 2. December 23 officially became the majority shareholder of the AS Monaco, Monaco through his company Sport Invest (66.67%), Dmitri Rybolovlev committed to inject a minimum of 100 million euros over the next four years. Ranked 93rd worldwide fortune according to Forbes magazine, its assets are estimated at 7.1 billion euros. The man himself is a resident of Monaco.
Former Russian oligarch 45, Roman Abramovich became owner of Chelsea in 2003, taking advantage of the tight financial situation the club’s English Premier League. Fortune ranked 50th worldwide in 2011 by Forbes magazine (10.3 billion), among others it has been enriched with commodity trading, and injected on arrival € 120 million to pay off the debts of club. Investments and transfers added, he would have spent one billion euros in nine years without the club achieve its main objective: to win the Champions League. Hated tycoon, by great discretion, does not help the British public to see clearly about his intentions. Dancer or capricious billionaire sports project for the long term? His intervention is always question. Recently, the Russian has faced an association of supporters in his attempt to buy the stadium of Chelsea (Stamford Bridge) to invest in a new enclosure.
SHEIKH MANSOUR (Manchester City) – In September 2008, the conglomerate Abu Dhabi United Group (ADUG), the Emirati billionaire Suleiman Al-Fahim is a part, puts his hand on the English Premier League club for around 260 million euros. The man then 31-year-old knows nothing about the world of English football, but wishes to media coverage of the service club of business and the reputation of the emirate. In 2009, Al-Fahim had bought … Portsmouth before selling it six weeks later to a consortium of Saudi businessmen, without injection of 55 million promised. Behind the businessman, there is the Sheikh Mansour, a member of the royal family and head of ADUG, which spent more than $ 620 million for Manchester City since 2008. In the offseason, the club Manchester United has put on the table € 88 million to secure the services of French and other Samir Nasri and Argentine striker Sergio Aguero. Manchester City are leading the championship, but has just released a record debt of 227 million euros, the largest ever by an English club.