23-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams and Formula 1 superstar Lewis Hamilton have backed Sir Martin Broughton’s bid to buy Chelsea, Sky reports. Chelsea is up for sale and the Broughton Consortium is one of three groups vying to buy the Premier League giants for £2.5bn.
Former Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich put the club up for sale even before he was sanctioned for his alleged links to Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Ever since Abramovich was sanctioned, Chelsea has been operating under a special license from the UK government.
Williams has invested in a British sports company
A few days ago it was announced that Williams had invested over $1 million in OpenSponsorship.
OpenSponsorship is a site that helps athletes find sponsors. “I said to myself, why isn’t there an efficient company like Airbnb to help with sponsorship?” Ishveen Jolly, founder of OpenSponsorship, told the Mail on Sunday.
“We have a lot of athletes who are champions but also want to be influencers. We recently had a company meeting in Miami and Serena spoke to the entire team.
One of his main concerns was defending athletes who previously did not have access to sponsorships. We’re seeing a tremendous increase in coverage of women’s sports, but sponsorship hasn’t kept pace.”
Williams, who embarked on her entrepreneurial journey nine years ago, said recently that she loved it when people doubted her on the tennis court or when she started her Venture company.
“Whether it’s an affair or whatever, people say I shouldn’t do it, when people say I’ll never be good, I think there’s a part of me that would always like to prove these people wrong,” she said. Williams. saying.