US Investor Buys Olympique Lyon, French Soccer Team
It's a historic day for French soccer fans - Olympic Lyon, one of the country's most successful soccer teams, now has a new owner. American investor Frank McCourt completed a six-month-long negotiation to purchase the team for an impressive 800 million euros, marking one of the largest sports investments in recent years. Read on to learn more about this landmark deal and what it will mean for French soccer!
Negotiations took six months, and the deal is stated to have been over 800 million euros. Now the US investment firm Eagle Football Holding can describe itself as the new owner of the French club Olympic Lyon.
A new story starts today, says the 57-year-old company boss John Tex tor, who can already count Crystal Palace (England), Botafogo (Brazil) and RWD Olenek (Belgium) to his worldwide portfolio.
All of his seven championships all started in series in between 2002 and 2008, given that then the male-up-to-date trained by world champ Laurent Blanc-Aber have lost the connection to Paris Saint-Germain. The women's team won 15 of the 16 previous league titles.