Today, intelligent investors choose to invest in and own a football club. Billionaires have invested a lot in football. The reason is that after each transfer of expensive players, they earn an enormous amount of money. Many people still think that the owners of Barca, Real Madrid, or Bayern Munich are the most affluent people in the world. However, they were wrong! Please refer to the list of the top 5 richest football club owners in the world today.


Sheikh Mansour – the richest football club owner in the world in 2022

Billionaire Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan is one of the very few members of the Middle Eastern royal family that is internationally recognized. Sheikh Mansour is currently the Deputy Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates. He was the one who caught the world’s attention when he bought Manchester City Football Club in 2008.

Sheikh Mansour bought Man City from a Thai billionaire, Thaksin Shinawatra. He then quickly invested heaps of money and effort into making this club the powerful force you now know.


Sheikh Mansour is one of the richest and most powerful bosses in the world today.

Besides owning the Manchester City football club, Sheikh Mansour also acquired New York City FC, Melbourne City FC, and Yokohama F.Marinos, among a few other clubs. He runs and manages the clubs through the City Group. With Sheikh Mansour, Man City’s problem is how to invest money for the right purpose, not earn money to spend.


  • Football club: Manchester City
  • Net worth: 30 billion dollars

Man City is currently the strongest football club, and also the defending champion for many years in the Premier League. And of course, Manchester City will always be the best candidate for the 2022/23 Premier League title. However, the runner-up Liverpool always followed closely. With a strong investment in the summer of 2022, whether Man City has enough resources to win the Premier League title next season or not. Let’s follow and predict the results with KUBET bookie right now.


Dietrich Mateschitz

After getting drunk in Thailand, Austrian businessman Dietrich Mateschitz is said to have tried an energy drink. That drink is very popular among Thai workers. Because he was so interested in it, Mateschitz went to Chaleo Yoovidhya, the creator of the drink. He made an offer to buy back 49% of the shares and asked to change the formula to gain access to the international market.


Mateschitz has been hugely successful. After making huge money from Red Bull’s energy drink, Dietrich Mateschitz began to invest heavily in sports, initially F1 and extreme sports. It’s football now, with RB Salzburg in Austria and RB Leipzig in Germany. Dietrich Mateschitz is one of the richest football club owners in 2021.


  • Football club: RB Leipzig, RB Salzburg
  • Net worth: 26,8 billion dollars


Dietrich Mateschitz, Australia’s richest billionaire, also invests in football.

Andrea Agnelli

In this list, one of the richest football club owners today is Andrea Agnelli. He is the son of the former president of the Juventus football club, Umberto Agnelli. Moreover, the Agnelli family were the founders of the car company FIAT (1899). Umberto himself held many important positions within the FIAT Group from 1965 until he died in 2004. Umberto was also president of Juventus from 1956-1961 and honorary president from 1970-2004.


In Italy, the Agnelli family has a strong influence. Even this family is one of the most powerful families in the world. Andrea Agnelli, president of the European Clubs Association, was lucky enough to be born to control one of football’s great royalty – Juventus.


Umberto’s son, Andrea, was appointed to the position of Chairman of the Juventus Board of Directors in May 2010. Under Andrea’s direction, Juve has affirmed their dominant position in Serie A, the club not only Professional but also very stable financially.

  • Football club: Juventus
  • Net worth: 19.1 billion dollars


Andrea Agnelli presented Cristiano Ronaldo with a shirt celebrating his 750 career goals.


Roman Arkadyevich Abramovich

Roman Arkadyevich Abramovich is a Russian oil magnate. He rose to global fame in 2003 after the acquisition of Chelsea. With assets of nearly fifteen billion US dollars, he deserves to be one of the richest football club owners in the world today.


The Russian billionaire rose to prominence in the early 1990s, when the Russian government privatized state-owned companies after the collapse of the Soviet Union. In 2003, he bought Chelsea, becoming a pioneer in the wave of foreign owners acquiring Premier League clubs.


Roman Arkadyevich Abramovich is the rich owner behind the famous Chelsea club.

Abramovich has invested a lot of time, enthusiasm, and especially money to turn the Blues into the new force of English and European football. Since being invested, the Blues have won 16 major trophies, including the Champions League and 2 Europa Leagues, 5 Premier Leagues, 5 FA Cups, and 3 League Cups. However, he now has to run the club remotely because he is not granted a visa to enter the UK.


Billionaire Roman Abramovich served as Governor of Russia’s Chukotka region from 2003 to 2008. He spent $1.3 billion of his fortune on this region. According to the RIA Novosti news agency, after eight years of Roman Abramovich as Governor, Chukotka has grown from a backward locality.


  • Football club: Chelsea
  • Net worth: 14.7 billion dollars


Dietmar Hopp

Dietmar Hopp is a successful German businessman. After graduating from university with an engineering degree, Hopp worked for IBM for several years. He worked as a software developer and systems consultant. He has invested more than £300 million in Hoffenheim Club since 1990.


Dietmar Hopp is a German billionaire who loves football and invests heavily in his club.

Thanks to Hopp’s strong investment, in the period 1990-2001, from being a village club, Hoffenheim was promoted from the eighth to the third division of the football league system in Germany.

Without Hopp, Hoffenheim would forever be an unknown team playing in the semi-pro league. He arrived when the club was struggling in the Fifth Division and helped them compete in the Bundesliga eight years later.

  • Football club: Hoffenheim
  • Net worth: 13 billion dollars


In short, behind the success of every football club is a rich and talented boss. Building a club is hard, but maintaining and growing it is a much more arduous task. None of us can deny the effort and money that these bosses have spent.

You have just learned all the basic information about the richest football clubs owners in the world today. We hope that this article will be beneficial to you. Have a good day.



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