Dmitry Rybolovlev made $6.5billion when in 2010 he sold his shares in Uralkali, the potassium mining company he built up since the mid-1990s. He is an astute investor who has looked for a return in other sectors too. In 2008 he spent $95million on the Maison de l’Amitie, an 18-bedroom Palm Beach mansion he bought from Donald Trump, a huge commitment but one that he is still confident of making a profit on.
And yet now Rybolovlev is trying to make a profit on the hardest investment portfolio of his life: footballers.
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