Brazilian icon Ronaldo became the primary owner of LaLiga side Real Valladolid after buying the club for €30m and clearing their debt. He also holds a 25% stake of NASL outfit Fort Lauderdale Strikers.
The former AC Milan legend co-founded NASL side Miami FC in 2015 – he also managed the club between 2015 and 2017.
The global fashion icon purchased an MLS franchise for €21.5m when he moved to American in 2007. In 2020, Beckham’s Miami MLS team will play in the MLS.
The former Chilean footballer took over his boyhood club in 2013. He is currently the owner of Deportes Temuco, who play in Chile’s Primera División.
The class of 92: Gary + Phil Neville, Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes and Nicky Butt
In 2014 Manchester United’s famous class of 92 purchased their local team Salford City, located in Manchester. Since 2014, the club have celebrated three promotions in four years, and they now compete in the National League.