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Mittal Tops Man City's Sheikh Mansour

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Queens Park Rangers co-owner Lakshmi Mittal is once again the richest man in football according to new research.

The FourFourTwo rich list puts the Indian steel-magnate ahead of Manchester City owner Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed al Nahyan.

Mittal is worth an estimated £18.4bn, while Sheikh Mansour has a fortune of £17bn behind the R's steel tycoon.

Despite the brother of the ruler of Abu Dhabi increasing his funds by £2bn since January, the slump in the stock market has subsided, helping the R's co-owner and his company ArcelorMittal increase their fortune by £6bn.

Despite being £800m better off than last year Roman Abramovich is in third place with a fortune of £7.8bn.

Bernie Ecclestone, who is Mittal's co-owner at Queens Park Rangers occupies eighth place, worth a total of £1.466billion.




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Date:Wednesday October 7 2009

Time: 11:16AM

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although technically correct, mansours wealth is well beyond 17 billion, his oil holdings on their own are worth over a trillion! His family wealth is said to be nearer 500 billion, his personal estate as a ruling family in abi dhabi and emirates, he is realistically worth beyond 50 billion
tommytheblue
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07/10/2009 11:41:00

Still though, it's a nice sound-bite for us ;-)
Boxer
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07/10/2009 11:45:00

Any rich list is subjective but at least we know we have (at this stage) three wealthy men backing us
ozanne park rangers
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08/10/2009 22:31:00

Rich men; poor club! Pity really but these are the cards fate has dealt us!
Boxer
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09/10/2009 01:29:00

 

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