Lewis Hamilton and Serena Williams bid to buy Chelsea FC from its disgraced Russian owner has been rejected. Hamilton has a number of ventures outside F1 including a Vegan chain of restaurants forecasting 1000 global outlets in 8 years.
The London Premier League club will settle on a bid from Todd Boehly who owns the LA Dodgers and has a significant ownership in the baseball team the LA Lakers.
The Chelsea board decision ton appoint an American sports business owner appears to follow the example of Liverpool FC who elected to sell to Fenway Sports who own successful USA sports team franchises.
Liverpool FC since ended a 30 year drought of Premier League honours, and are considered one of the top two clubs in the world alongside Manchester City
Lewis Hamilton a life long Arsenal fan had been beseeched by fellow ‘Gunners’ supporters not to make this investment, though he ignored their pleas.
It appears Chelsea FC are more interested in owners with a sports track record of success in club management rather than the froth and bubble of two sporting global superstars peddling societal change issues.