Denver Broncos: Lewis Hamilton joins incoming possession group of NFL facet

Lewis Hamilton was concerned in a failed takeover of Premier League facet Chelsea

Britain’s seven-time System 1 champion Lewis Hamilton has joined the incoming possession group of three-time Tremendous Bowl winners the Denver Broncos.

Hamilton has been introduced into the group by Walmart boss Rob Walton, who’s within the strategy of finishing a reported $4.65bn (£3.81bn) takeover of the franchise.

The Waltons are America’s richest household and the takeover, which wants to achieve the approval of 24 of the 32 NFL house owners on 9 August, can be a document 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 a private wealth of $61.3bn (£50bn), Walton is listed by Forbesexternal-link because the nineteenth richest individual on the earth and would develop into by far the wealthiest NFL proprietor ought to his acquisition be permitted.

“We’re delighted to welcome seven-time Formula 1 world champion Sir Lewis Hamilton to our ownership group,” Walton stated in an announcement.external-link

“His resilient spirit and standard of excellence will be an asset to the ownership group and the Broncos organization.”

In April, Hamilton pledged funding into Premier League facet Chelsea by backing the Broughton consortium, however the membership was finally bought to a consortium led by Todd Boehly.