Real Madrid’s Florentino Perez tops Spain’s football rich list
Real Madrid president Florentino Perez is the highest of the trio, and is placed at 40th on the list with an estimated worth of €1.2 billion through his ACS Group, which provides infrastructure for global projects.
Three LaLiga club presidents are amongst the richest people in Spain, according to the annual list produced by national newspaper El Mundo.
Villarreal president Fernando Roig is 52nd of the list of Spain’s 200 most wealthy, with an estimated fortune of €930m, accrued via his ownership of the Pamesa Ceramics company, as well as involvement in national food production companies.
Atletico Madrid president Enrique Cezero is down in 195th, with a worth of €230m, generated primarily through his involvement in film production in Spain – with an estimated 80% of Spanish cinema produced via his company.
Also included on the list are Jaume Roures, at 193rd, and Miguel Angel Gil Marin, in 192nd, with fortunes of €230 and €240m respectively.
Marin is the Chief Executive of Atletico Madrid, and major shareholder, with a 51% stake in the club, compared to Cezero’s 14.6% share. He is also involved with property development, including Atletico’s Wanda Metropolitano stadium.
Roures has amassed his money through media, and he co-owns a 24% stake in Mediapro, which is valued at €430m. The company recently secured the rights to show Ligue 1 football in Spain from 2020 to 2024 and Serie A matches until 2021.
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