NBA superstar LeBron James has joined Liverpool as a minority owner.
The club’s owners Fenway Sports Group have entered into a unique agreement with the Miami Heat small forward and his business partner Maverick Carter.
In return for a small shareholding in the club, Fenway will become James? exclusive worldwide representative.
“We will just be supporters. We?ll look to listen and learn and try to help,” Carter said.
“LeBron is an enthusiast of sport and he can?t wait to come over for a game. That will probably be in August/September.
?He knows the owners John (Henry) and Tom (Werner). Everything those guys do they win. Their businesses are successful and this is an amazing opportunity.?
Miami pay James nine million pounds a year and he pockets another 20 million pounds from endorsements.
But the 26-year-old has spoken about his desire to be a billionaire and he believes Fenway Sports Group can help him achieve that by securing more marketing, sponsorship and business opportunities across the globe.
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