10 June 2014 17:30 | By Aaron Chong, assistant Sports editor
Asian owners of European football clubs

Heralding from every corner of the region, Asians are flexing their financial muscle in The Beautiful Game

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Like a sleeping giant waking from its slumber, Asia’s economic boom has spilled over to sports, where a growing number of wealthy Asians have in recent years taken the footballing world by storm – in the cash-loads.

The new owner of Spanish side Valencia, Singapore’s Peter Lim, may be the country’s first European football club owner, but he certainly isn’t Southeast Asia’s only representative.

We take a look at current and previous Asian owners of some of the most popular football teams around Europe. Click on to read more.


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