Sunday, April 29, 2012

Arab oil and gas money

"While Sheikh Mansour’s spending may be the biggest and boldest move into UK football by a Gulf investor, it is far from the only one. Barcelona’s long history of eschewing shirt sponsorship came to an end in 2011, when Qatar Foundation made an offer the team couldn’t refuse: £125m to claim the prize spot on the team’s strip from 2011-16."" (thanks Laleh)