Atletico Madrid routed Real Betis 5-0 to move within a point of Spanish soccer league leader Barcelona, which defeated Real Madrid at the weekend. Roma set a record for the best start to Italy’s Serie A.
Nathaniel Rothschild said the investment in soccer club Inter Milan by a former Bumi Plc director who is due to return $173 million to the coal producer demonstrates the company’s inaction in recovering missing funds.
Juventus lost 4-2 at Fiorentina yesterday and dropped five points behind leader Roma, which stayed perfect in the Italian soccer league. Barcelona and Atletico Madrid lost their 100 percent records in Spain.
Turkish soccer champion Galatasaray’s $57 million of debt due in the next 12 months, racked up by hiring coach Roberto Mancini and players including former Chelsea star Didier Drogba, is drawing whistles from investors.