British Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton could be involved in buying English Premier League club Manchester United. The 7-time world champion Mercedes driver has owned a stake in the Denver Broncos NFL franchise since last year but also owns his own film production company, his own clothing brand +44 and several investments, including vegan companies and the app online grocery store Zapp.
Hamilton would enter a stake in the group headed by Jim Ratcliffe. According to the Mirror, an £8bn offer is ready which would be a fortune for Glzaers who paid the club £790m in 2005, such a sale figure would see them make a huge profit.
And to think that Boehly had taken over Chelsea for 2.5 billion. A huge investment therefore ready to take off and which could also mark Hamilton's entry into football in what would represent a new and exciting parenthesis for the British champion in the world of sport.
Lewis Hamilton could be involved with Manchester United purchase
Hamilton attempted to buy the London club Chelsea by joining the consortium of entrepreneurs led by the billionaire Sir Jim Ratcliffe, or the CEO of INEOS and a lifelong United fan.
Ineos is a privately held UK company operating in the chemical sector. After a series of acquisitions it is the third largest chemical company in the world and is also the largest privately held company in Great Britain. A hugely successful businessman, who also joined the Mercedes F1 team with a 33% stake, had his bid to take over the Blues rejected in favor of Todd Boehly's bid.
Hamilton said: "Jim is part boss, but he's also a partner. I'd say we're more partners because we're together and I hope in the future to do something with Jim and be able to build with him. I don't know where and what's going to happen, so I can't say for sure.
He hasn't called me yet to ask if I want to be involved in this offer, but I want to be more and more involved in teams, because I really believe in the fact that there can be an equity and ownership of color. , there is a real lack in sport."