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Atletico stamp class over Real

Fresh from buying a 20 per cent stake, China's richest man hopes to strike gold in Spanish football

Atletico Madrid players celebrating after scoring against Real Madrid during the Spanish league football match at the Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid on Feb 7.


WHEN Wang Jianlin, the richest person in China, bought a 20 per cent stake in Atletico Madrid three weeks ago, he described the 45-million-euro (S$69 million) investment in the Spanish football club as a bargain.

The 60-year-old real estate mogul is known for his business