CHELSEA - Lewis Hamilton confirms he's joined consortium to buy London club
F1 champons Lewis Hamilton speaks passionately about joining bid to buy Chelsea and clears up Arsenal fandom: Hamilton, along with Serena Williams, is backing Sir Martin Broughton's consortium after Roman Abramovich put club up for sale.
Speaking to the media for the first time since his involvement was made public, a passionate Hamilton confirmed his interest on Friday.
He told reporters at the Emilia Romagna GP. "It's the biggest sport in the world and Chelsea is one of the biggest clubs in the world and one of the most successful. When I heard about this opportunity I was like, 'Wow', this is one of the greatest opportunities to be a part of something."
"I love seeing people excel, I've been to quite a few Arsenal and Chelsea games because my uncle is a massive Blues fan, so there's been that kind of rivalry in the family all my life. This is a business opportunity, an incredible opportunity to be a part of the biggest sport in the world and one of the biggest teams in the world."