Reports: Serena Williams and Lewis Hamilton join ownership group looking to buy Chelsea

Apr 21, 2022

Could two of the most famous athletes in the world soon have a stake in one of the biggest soccer clubs on the planet?

According to multiple reports, both Serena Williams and Lewis Hamilton have pledged money to be a part of a group attempting to buy London's Chelsea FC. The team is for sale under orders from the British government after longtime Russian owner Roman Abramovich was sanctioned as a result of Russia's unprovoked invasion of Ukraine.

Reports said that Williams and Hamilton had each pledged just over $13 million. The Daily Mail cited a spokesperson for Hamilton who confirmed his involvement in the bid but refuted the financial figure.

Source: Yahoo Sports
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