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Donald Trump denies report linking him with purchase of Argentinian soccer club

Donald Trump

Donald Trump


Roman Abramovich. John Henry. Donald Trump?

Trump could have joined the list of powerful billionaires who own a soccer club, but the presidential-hopeful has denied he is interested in purchasing a team, at least for now.

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The New York Post reported earlier this morning that Trump was interested in buying Argentinian side Atletico San Lorenzo de Almagro, a club known for being Pope Francis’s favorite team.

However, Trump took to Twitter to deny the report, saying he’s “never even heard of the team.” He’s probably a bit too busy right now to be thinking about football anyway.

Trump, along with business partner Alessandro Proto, previously lodged a $100 million bid to buy Colombian club Atletico Nacional. However, the bid was denied and Trump refused to meet the club’s $150 million counter-offer.
For now, the Donald is keeping his focus on his presidential campaign. But it is quite fun to imagine Trump in the owner’s box, sacking his manager after every loss...