Billionaire who defeated Bill Gates decided to buy Man Utd, the great empire is about to ‘wake up’

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According to speculations, Amancio Ortega, one of the wealthiest individuals in the world, has told Man Utd management of his interest in purchasing the club from the Glazer family.

On Tuesday night, United made the announcement that the team was looking into “strategic alternatives,” such as additional investment in the Red Devils or a sale.

The United co-chairmen Joel and Avram Glazer then made the following statement: “The Board has approved a thorough examination of strategic options as we work to maintain the Club’s track record of achievement.

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“To make sure we can best serve our supporters and Manchester United can take advantage of the huge growth potential that are currently and in the future open to the Club, we will carefully consider all of our choices.

We will remain entirely committed to looking out for the interests of our supporters, stockholders, and other stakeholders throughout this process.

The Glazer family, who took control of the team in 2005 and sold a small number of shares on the New York Stock Exchange in 2012, reportedly wants as much as £8 billion to sell United, according to The Daily Mirror. That would set a new record for a sports franchise or club.

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The Telegraph reported on Wednesday night that Sir Jim Ratcliffe, the founder of Ineos and a supporter of Manchester United, will make an offer for the team.

And one more of the world’s richest individuals might soon join him.

According to the Manchester Evening News, Ortega, the owner of the Spanish multinational apparel firm Inditex, is one of the potential buyers of Manchester United.

Senior club management are believed to have been apprised of the Spanish businessman’s interest.

After surpassing Bill Gates on October 23, 2015, Ortega momentarily assumed the title of richest person in the world. His real-time net worth of $78.7 billion, however, only maintained him in first place for a half-day when the founder of Microsoft overtook him.

With a net worth of $62.9 billion, the 86-year-old is currently the 18th richest person in the world, according to Forbes. The same source claims that Ortega has also used his dividends to buy real estate in locations including Madrid, Barcelona, London, and New York.

Cristiano Ronaldo discusses his departure from Manchester United and says, “Chapter ended”

Cristiano Ronaldo finally spoke about leaving Manchester United after helping Portugal defeat Ghana 3-2 in their World Cup debut. On Tuesday, Manchester United issued a statement stating that the 37-year-old had left the team on his own free own.

Ronaldo’s final act as a United player was an explosive interview with Piers Morgan in which he attacked Erik ten Hag, the Glazers, and younger teammates. The club’s management now has the burden of replacing last season’s leading scorer during the January transfer window.

Discussions surrounding Portugal’s team prior to the competition had been dominated by his future at the Theatre of Dreams. There had been discussions akin to those heard on the Old Trafford terraces, with some contesting Ronaldo’s allegiance to his nation. Poor preparation for a World Cup, with only two goals in his previous nine international games and no first-team participation in 2022–2023, but the veteran delivered on the biggest platform of them all.

Ronaldo had avoided speaking to the media up until this point, despite being the team captain. The five-time Ballon d’Or winner, who scored Portugal’s opening goal from the penalty spot, “closed the chapter” on his United career after their opening-game victory, though.

After the game, Ronaldo commented, “This was a great moment… my sixth World Cup.” “We succeeded, and we got off to a crucial victory. The first game is obviously very important. additionally a world record a guy who has scored first in five World Cups. It fills me with pride.

“We won, and that is the most crucial step. This chapter was finished in a week (with United). The end of this chapter. We wanted a strong beginning. All other factors are irrelevant because we won and I was able to support my team.

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