The ProGoal Soccer Academy Initiative
Every child, regardless of his/her economic status, should have the means to study a sport while learning in an adequate environment. Our academies will focus on teaching soccer (European Football) but also on other life important subjects: Math, science, language, art, music and other academics.
Our focus countries (cities) include:
Europe (schools and academies)
Asia (Clinic and partnerships)
Latin America (Partnership, Clinics and Tournaments)
- Costa Rica
USA (Tournaments and Clinics)
- New York
- Los Angeles
The future and business of soccer (football)
While the playgrounds of the super-rich are ever-changing, a new generation of young, extremely wealthy entrepreneurs and business people are looking for new ways to invest their money.
One area to have seen a huge leap in interest from investors is sport, particularly football.
At the top end of the profile scale is the Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich, who became the owner of Chelsea FC in 2003. Since then there has been a growing list of investors with an interest in football clubs, from Sheikh Mansour, the owner of Manchester City, to Les Scadding, a lottery winner and now the owner of Newport County AFC.
What are these owners looking for? Not everyone who buys a club is a fan nor do they own the club as a status symbol. They may not even be viewing ownership as an opportunity to increase the target
audience for another of their businesses.
There is money to be made.
According to Deloitte’s annual Review of Football Finances, English Premier League (EPL) revenues rose 29% last year from £2.5bn to £3.3bn. Wages have increased by just 6%, far less than
Courtesy of KNIGHT FRANK 2016 WEALTH REPORT
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