The businessman confirmed “enormous difficulties.”
The Russian media reported on the large financial losses of the owner of the Moscow FC Spartak, Leonid Fedun.
According to the source “Match-TV”, the vice president of Lukoil lost against the background of the Russian special operations in Ukraine to 80% of the state.
Even before the start of the special operation, according to Forbes, Fedun could lose 631 million dollars.
At the same time, Roman Abramovich became poorer by 114 million dollars, Mikhail Fridman for $206 million, and Suleiman Kerimov for $420 million.
After the start of the military operation in Ukraine, Fedun proposed fixing the euro exchange rate for salaries and transfers.
The businessman called the level of the euro – 90 rubles, recalling that there are foreigners in Spartak who are paid in this currency.
In response, the Tinkoff RPL clubs agreed with this decision and fixed 90 rubles for paying salaries to football players inside countries.
Now Leonid Fedun confirms that he has encountered difficulties due to sanctions, but continues t finance Spartak.
“There are huge difficulties, but I continue to finance Spartak, – says Fedun.
Recall that in 2021, in the Russian rating of businessmen, according to Forbes magazine, Fedun ranked 16th. His fortune was $11.1 billion.
As Topnews wrote earlier, in October 2021, the media wrote about the treatment of Fedun, who left for Germany.
Sources reported a cardiovascular disease the owner of the football club, but the Spartak press service urged respect for Fedun's personal life.