Seven-time British Formulation 1 champion Lewis Hamilton has joined the group owned by the Denver Broncos, three-time Tremendous Bowl winners.
Hamilton was launched to the group by Walmart boss Rob Walton, who’s finishing the acquisition of the $ 4.65 billion (£ 3.81 billion) franchise.
The Waltons are America’s richest household and the acquisition, which should get approval from 24 of the NFL’s 32 homeowners on August 9, can be a file for a US sports activities franchise.
Final month, former US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice additionally grew to become a minority proprietor of the Broncos.
With private belongings of $ 61.3 billion (£ 50 billion), Walton is listed by Forbes because the nineteenth richest individual on the earth and would turn into by far the richest NFL proprietor if his acquisition was authorised.
“We’re delighted to welcome seven-time Formulation 1 World Champion Sir Lewis Hamilton to our owned group,” stated Walton. in a press release.
“His resilient spirit and normal of excellence will probably be an asset to the Broncos owned group and group.”
In April, Hamilton promised to put money into Premier League facet Chelsea by supporting the Broughton consortium, however the membership was ultimately bought to a consortium led by Todd Boehly.