Sir Lewis Hamilton and Serena Williams are reportedly part of the consortium who have filed in their bid to buy Chelsea football club.
After Roman Abramovich put the Chelsea football club for sale, bids have come in from three consortium which Sky News reports it to be Sir Martin Broughton, Steve Pagliuca and Todd Boehly. The report notes of the involvement of Hamilton and Williams.
Sky News states that the F1 driver and tennis player are part of the consortium led by Broughton – and English businessman and owner of British Airways. He was previously the chairman of the Liverpool football club for a limited period of time.
Both Hamilton and Williams are in expansion mode in their interests and businesses outside their respective sports, where the former not only has fashion tie-up but also a vegan burger chain and also involvement in other electric-based racing series’ like Extreme E.
Sky News reports that Hamilton and Williams are putting in £10m each to bid to the bid by Broughton after being in talks for several weeks now. It remains to seen who eventually wins the bid to buy the football club but both these sports stars are two most high-profile names to be part of this bidding activity.
BREAKING | Sir Lewis Hamilton and Serena Williams are committing millions of pounds to one of the bids vying to become the new owners of Chelsea Football Club ⬇ pic.twitter.com/eAF03RQbIF
— Sky Sports News (@SkySportsNews) April 21, 2022
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