The Pallotta era ends at Rome, but the American dream continues, just a few hours after tonight's match against Sevilla in the Europa League round of 16.
Rome is now officially owned by Dan Friedkin, the long-awaited signature came in the night: a deal of about 600 million including debt.
From American to American. But with the feeling that, after a long courtship , society has fallen into more solid hands.
And the fans are already dreaming, or at least they are more convinced that the best pieces do not end up elsewhere with every change of season.
Fredkin's Rome, the king of cars in Texas
A London-based newco will take control, Friedkin should ensure broader financial horizons.
If Pallotta was basically a wealthy speculator who had glimpsed the big deal especially in the construction of a new stadium, his successor has more glamorous and varied entrepreneurial experience.
A series of interests that ranges from automotive to planes, from cinema to hotels, safari … Now it adds the pearl of football.
54-year-old Dan Friedkin is a Texas millionaire.
The flagship of the group created by dad Thomas fifty years ago is the Gulf States Toyota, which last year recorded sales for a total of 9 billion dollars.
It can count on the exclusive distribution of Japanese cars in five states through 150 dealerships in Houston, Texas, where it is based.
And then in Arkansas, Mississipi, Louisiana and Oklahoma. According to Forbes, Dan Friedkin's net worth is $ 4.1 billion, a figure that places him at 504 / o among the richest men in the world.
Rome, Sevilla in the Europa League tonight
Meanwhile, tonight 5 minutes before 19 Roma play the passage to the quarterfinals of the Europa League. Dry game against Sevilla, seven killers of the competition.
Appointment in Duisburg, Germany, where all the races of this difficult European year are held. (source La Repubblica)
Source: Blitz Quotidiano