Stats: Top 10 richest billionaires owners in football
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)