Manchester City is one of the most well-established football clubs. However, every now and then, it creates new history. The latest one was their win on Saturday evening (May 20, 2023). They won their third consecutive Premier League title after rivals Arsenal lost at Nottingham Forest. Furthermore, on Sunday, Man City celebrate their fifth Premier League title in a total of six seasons with a win against Chelsea. It was back in 2008 when Vice-President and Deputy Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates Sheikh Mansour’s company City Football Group took over Manchester City. It is safe to say that since then, the English Football Club has coveted titles seven times. No wonder Sheikh Mansour is helmed as the most successful owner of all time. If you are curious about the riches of Man City owner Sheikh Mansour, then you are in for a treat. Read on.
1. Lavish Properties Including World’s Only 7-Star Hotel
Sheikh Mansour owns a lot of lavish properties. Is it shocking? Definitely not. However, you would be astounded to note that he is a member of the House of Nahyan, with a collective net worth estimated to be around £560 billion. Furthermore, 2016 he bought a luxurious Spanish estate spread over 20,000 acres. He also owns a super-luxurious Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi, says The Sun. This property is the only 7-star property that is furnished with gold and which comes with 394 rooms that include 22 residential suits.
2. A Million Dollar Yacht
He became the owner of 525 feet mega-yacht back in 2022. How much money did he splash on it? Well, it was a whopping £500 million (approximately Rs 5,163 crore). Interestingly, as a tribute to his Premier League team – Manchester City F.C., he named the yacht Blue. This mega yacht is the fourth largest in the world. No wonder it has 40 cabins, entertaining decks, a swimming pool, two helipads, and a club, states The Sun.
3. Luxurious Wheels
Sheikh Mansour has a crazy love for luxurious wheels. Bugatti Veyron and Porsche 911 GT1 are some of his most expensive cars. Furthermore, saying that the list is never-ending would be an understatement. The majority of his wheels are worth around £3 million (approximately Rs 30 crore). Wheels standing in his garage would definitely leave you spellbound.
Sheikh Mansour has a staggering net worth; therefore, the question of his investments obviously comes in. The royal billionaire has invested in nearly 50 companies worldwide. Richard Branson’s space tourism firms Virgin Galactic, Ferrari, and Daimler AG (Mercedes) are to name a few of them. In addition, he is famously known for owning Man City. However, do you know his company City Football Group has also invested in multiple football clubs around the globe? New York City FC, Melbourne City F.C., Yokohama F. Marinos, and Girona F.C. are some of them.
5. Net Worth
Sheikh Mansour has excellent family fortunes. After all, he hails from the ruling family of UAE (House of Nahyan). According to the reports of Celebrity Net Worth, Sheikh Mansour is estimated to have a net worth of $30 billion (approximately Rs 24,866 crore). Furthermore, apart from being a royal personality, he is also the Vice-President, Deputy Prime Minister of the UAE, and owner of Man City. It all adds up to his fame and whopping net worth.
On the flip side, Man City’s dominance in the football leagues is commendable,e and so was their latest win. Their lifting of the football trophy was beyond beautiful. After winning the premier league, the Man City captain Ilkay Gundogan told BBC as we quote,
“The Premier League is, without doubt, the most demanding and competitive league in the world, so that tells you everything about what an achievement this is. To have won this trophy three times in a row and five times in six years is incredible. That quality and consistency helps sum up what Manchester City stands for and ensures the club will continue to strive for success going forward.”
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