Football teams have suddenly become the new rich man’s toy. Billionaires are now buying football teams in order to invest large sums of money in them in order to make the teams competitive in their respective countries by hiring world-class coaches, greatest players, and other technical staff, as well as to build a reputation for themselves.
We’ve compiled a list of the world’s top ten wealthiest football team owners.
10. Ritnav Akhmetov-$12.8 billion-Shakhtar Donetsk
Ritnav Akhmetov is a owner of Owner and Founder of System Capital Management which has successful investments in hundreds of companies in varieties of industries. Shaktar Donetsk has won eight Ukrainian Premier League after he took over the team in 1996.