Lewis Hamilton and Serena Williams team up in bid to buy Chelsea. The seven-time Formula 1 champion and 23-time Grand Slam champion has pledged to invest £10m (just over R$60m) to acquire the English football team. Information from the British newspaper “The Mirror”.
Lewis Hamilton and Serena Williams (Photo: Reuters)
The Chelsea Offered for sale under the management of US Commercial Bank Raine Group in the name of Roman Abramovich. The Russian oligarch suffers from sanctions due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, and therefore the team is put up for auction.
Lewis and Serena entered as potential investors in the bid of Martin Bruton, the former president of British Airways. IAAF (World Athletics) President, Olympic Champion Sebastian Coe is another co-investor. The group’s proposal is one of three finalists, but it’s unclear when the sale will take place.
Serena Williams is already invested in the Los Angeles-based American women’s soccer team Angel City.
Antonio Rudiger celebrates the Real Madrid-Chelsea match – the English team is up for sale – Photo: EFE / Sergio Pérez
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