Formula 1 record world champion Lewis Hamilton (37) has confirmed to at least want to take over the English top club FC Chelsea as a co-investor.
With a determined “yes”, the 37-year-old answered a corresponding question at the press conference on the Grand Prix of the Emilia-Romagna in Imola (Sunday, 3:00 pm in the LiveTicker).
When he learned from the opportunity, Hamilton said he thought, “Wow, that’s a great opportunity.” Hamilton, which is a fan of the London City Trival FC Arsenal, but also sympathies for the blues of the German team manager Thomas Tuchel has led: “Chelsea is one of the largest clubs and most successful clubs in the world,” the club has a “winningmentality “.
The Mercedes Star supports the offer of British businessman Martin Broughton. As SKY and the BBC reported, Formula 1 top income Hamilton wants to contribute around ten million pounds (around twelve million euros) to the offer.
Like Hamilton, US Tennis-Legend Serena Williams and the British Athletics Olympic Champion Sebastian CoE should have joined the Broughton offer. The price for the purchase of the FC Chelsea, Champions League winner of 2021, should be around 2.5 billion pounds.
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The previous club owner Roman Abramovich had announced a few days after the raid of Russia on Ukraine to sell Chelsea. The British Government lasted last sanctions against Russian oligarchs, the club currently denies the game operation with a special license of the government. Three consortia are interested in the purchase of the club.