London, Jan. 7: Indian-born steel baron Lakshmi Mittal has pushed Russo-Latvian billionaire Roman Abramovich down the rankings in the latest world top 20 rich list of football club owners.
According to The Mirror, Mittal and his family, which owns the football club QPR, are worth 12.5 billion pounds, as opposed to Abramovich, who owns Chelsea, and is worth seven billion pounds.
Manchester City football club owner Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan with earnings of 15 billion pounds is the only person ranked above Mittal, says the tabloid.
Abramovich was at the top the football club owners rich list from 2003 to 2008. Abramovich is believed to have lost a third of that in the world economic downturn.
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