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Stats: Top 10 richest billionaires owners in football

Akhil 1690
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Carlos Slim Helu (R) with Chairman of Microsoft Bill Gates

Carlos Slim Helu (R) with Chairman of Microsoft Bill Gates

Formula 1 maybe the most expensive sport in the world, with all the investment needed for technology and support. However, the world of football has its fair share of super-rich owners.

Here are top 10 richest billionaire owners from the world of football, according to Forbes:

1. Carlos Slim Helu (Mexico)
Net worth: $73 Billion.
Shareholder in Club Pachuca, Club Leon (Mexico) and Real Oviedo (Spain)

2. Amancio Ortega (Spain)
Net worth: $57 Billion
Club: Deportivo La Coruna (Spain)

3. George Soros (United States)
Net Worth: $19.2 Billion, down $800 million from last year.
In August 2012 revealed a 7.85% stake in Manchester United (England)

4. Alisher Usmanov (Russia)
Net Worth: $17.6 Billion.
Shareholder in Arsenal Football Club (England)

5. Lakshmi Mittal (India)
Net Worth: $16.5 Billion.
Owns 33% of Queens Park Rangers (England)

6. Rinat Akhmetov (Ukraine)
Net worth: $15.4 billion.
Owner and president of FC Shakhtar Donetsk (Ukraine)

7. François Pinault (France)
Net worth: $15 billion
Owner of Rennes (France)

8. Paul Allen (United States)
Net worth: $15 billion.
Part owner of Seattle Sounders FC (United States)

9. John Fredriksen (Cyprus)
Net worth: $11.5 billion.
Owner of Valerenga (Norway)

10. Roman Abramovitch (Russia)
Net Worth: $10.2 billion.
Owner of Chelsea Football Club (England)

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