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Lewis Hamilton is new owner of the Denver Broncos

British driver Lewis Hamilton, a seven-time Formula 1 champion, became the third owner of the Denver Broncos of the National Football League (NFL)


British driver Lewis Hamilton, a seven-time Formula 1 champion, became the third owner of the Denver Broncos of the National Football League (NFL) and said he’s excited to join the franchise’s ownership group.

“Excited to join an incredible group of owners and become part of the history of the Denver Broncos!” Begins the message that the Mercedes midfielder shared on his Twitter account.

“It’s an honor to work with a world-class team and serve as an example of the value of more diverse leadership in all sports. Roscoe already believes he made the team.” lewiswho in the message added a photo of his pet wearing Broncos badges.

The former motorsports top-flight champion joins Starbucks Chairman Mellody Hobson and former US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice as limited owners of the team.

The Walton-Penner group bought the Broncos for $4.65 million, the highest price for a sports franchise in the world, and Walton will become the richest owner in the NFL.

“We are delighted to welcome seven-time Formula 1 World Champion Sir Lewis Hamilton to our ownership group. He is a champion competitor who knows what it takes to lead a winning team and a passionate advocate for global equality, including in his own sport,” Walton said in a statement.

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