5 Footballers Who Own Football Clubs

When it comes to sports likability among diversified regions of the world, football will always be among the top positions on the list.

And, it is no surprise that football is one of the richest sports in today’s times and Sbobet ranks it #1 in terms of volume of bets. This energetic activity has viewers and players from diversified backgrounds spread across the globe.

It is so big in this 21st century that it generates millions or even billions of revenue as an industry. Various factors have together combined and led to the establishment of posh football clubs. The interesting fact is that even some passionate footballers own the popular clubs in the world.

Yes, the trend of team members having fancy football clubs in their names is growing lately. Check below the most-talked owners and players of the renowned football clubs. And you always can track your favorite team results by checking the livescore on Buaksib.

1. Didier Drogba – Phoenix Rising

 A prominent footballer, Didier is the first player-owner to have a football club. It means that while others gained ownership after retirement, he was active in gaming when he signed for Phoenix Rising ownership.

It is indeed historical to have someone on the board who plays even while enjoying the ownership. The presence of Brandon McCarthy, Pete Wentz, and Diplo further makes it a high-profile club.

David Beckham – Miami MLS

When one of the most sought-after footballers, Beckham, moved to MLS in 2007, people had their hair raised. A while later, it was suggested that the offer behind was to buy a team outside New York.

In 2017, David finally bought MLS Expansion for $25 million. Popularly known as the Inter Miami CF, the official name is Internacional de Futbol Miami. The team recently played its first MLS match on March 1, 2020, away to the Los Angeles FC.

Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes, Nicky Butt, Phil Neville, and Gary Neville – Salford City

The next mention is not about a single footballer but multiple people related to this game based in Manchester. Yes, it is Salford City, the club with owners coming from the football ground as managers, players, and coaches.

The team bagged back-to-back three promotions during the year 2014-16. It should be correct to say that such a wowing feat was brought by the luck, skills, and dedication of the diversified ownership.

Paolo Maldini – Miami FC

Sharing a team with the business tycoon Riccardo Silva is another erudite footballer Paolo Maldini. The 2016 season NASL (North American Soccer League) was the opening session for this club, followed by NPSL (National Premier Soccer League) in 2017.

Alessandro Nesta, who was once a footballer, became the coach of the team. The club had to go through certain ups and downs due to external and internal matters but is still holding strong with various wins, awards, and motivation in its hands.

Moussa Sow, Yohan Cabaye, Demba Ba, and Eden Hazard – San Deigo 1094 FC

Another multi-footballers club is in the name of the famous players coming from different regions.

The club founded in the year 2017 was supposed to invoke action in the next year. However, it had to face downsides due to the cancellation of the NASL in 2018.


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