Chelsea sold for $3 billion to LA Dodgers owners and investors
LONDON (AP) — Chelsea will be sold to a consortium led by Los Angeles Dodgers co-owner Todd Boehly, ending 19 years of ownership and lavish investment by Roman Abramovich until the Russian oligarch was sanctioned. and forced to offload the English Premier League club. the war in Ukraine.
The £2.5 billion ($3.1 billion) sale price for the reigning Club World Cup winner and 2021 European champion is the most lucrative ever for a sports team in the world , but Abramovich cannot receive the proceeds, which he hopes will go to a foundation for victims. of the war.