Forbes: Abramovich and Prokhorov were among the top 10 richest owners in sports clubs

Roman Abramovich

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MOSCOW, March 20. /TASS/. Russian businessmen Roman Abramovich and Mikhail Prokhorov entered the top ten of the richest owners of sports clubs in the world according to the authoritative magazine Forbes. This was reported on the official website of the publication.

Abramovich was listed in the rankings under the seventh room, as the owner of one of the most successful English football clubs – “Chelsea” – is estimated at $9.1 billion Prokhorov, who owns the team, the most prestigious club basketball tournament of the National basketball Association (NBA) “Brooklyn”, has a fortune of $8.9 billion and is one position lower Abramovich.

Tops the ranking with a fortune of $30 billion, the General Director of Corporation Microsoft Steve Ballmer, which is another club NBA “Los Angeles clippers”, the second place is Indian Mukesh Ambani ($23.2 billion) – the owner of a cricket team “Mumbai Indians”, the third – Paul Allen ($19 .9 billion), which is the club of the National football League, “Seattle Seahawks” and the command of NBA “Portland”. The list includes 20 names.

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