Won the big lottogevinst: Now fan have bought a football club

If you won 1.4 billion in the Lotto, you have probably an idea or two for what some of the money should be used to. The 71-year-old Colin Weir certainly had,

Won the big lottogevinst: Now fan have bought a football club

If you won 1.4 billion in the Lotto, you have probably an idea or two for what some of the money should be used to.

The 71-year-old Colin Weir certainly had, since he won in 2011 the big milliongevinst, and now he has so purchased a majority stake in his absolute favorite team.

Patrick Thustle FC, a scottish football club from the second row - is the name of the club, and thus be able to scot to fulfil a lifelong dream, as today he owns 55 percent of the club.

so far, he has already invested 22 million dollars into the club, which among other things has gone to a spritnyt youth academy and to build a youth academy.

It writes English BBC.

But Colin Weir have not thought out to hold in its ownership for long. He has plans to on to give ownership away, so it already from the next year is 100 percent fandrevet.

It happens, after which back in august was rumored that a foreign consortium would take over Patrick Thustle FC. It would the rich, the scot does not allow and bought, therefore, the majority of the shares.

"the Thistle for Ever (fandrevet organization red.) came up with the idea of a fanejet club as a real possibility, but everything has happened quicker than anyone had imagined. Therefore, I have offered, that fans can get three to four months to get everything in place before they get the shares," says Colin Weir, in a statement, according to the BBC.

Colin Weir assures at the same time, that he will provide a big financial commitment, to the many fans, who will own the club, are not required to repay the least.

It was back in 2011, to d unemployed married couple Colin and Chris Hansen from Scotland won a 1.4 billion euro in the EuroMillion.

In april this year, announced the pair so that, after 38 years of marriage would divorce.

Patrick Thustle FC is right now in the bottom of the second scottish series.

Updated Date: 23 November 2019, 19:00

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