Atlético lands in Canada

first_imgCurrently the operations of Ottawa Fury ceased, so if this investment of Atlético de Madrid in Canadian territory was completed, they would start from scratch just as they did in Mexico in 2017 when acquiring Atlético de San Luis in the Liga MX. Currently, businessman Marc Goudie is the owner of the Canadian franchise, as well as the owner of the Redblacks football team of the Canadian Football League and the Ottawa Hockey 67’s team. Goudie also owns the rights to use TD Place Stadium, which has a capacity for 24,000 people.Atlético de Madrid is going through a positive moment by doubling the volume of its earnings this last year and contemplating a growth in which the expansion of the brand has played an important role helping the evolution of the business, the investment would be made through the Atlético de Madrid International Holding company created in 2017 by the rojiblanco council to manage the first investment made in the Americas. Ottawa would be the destination chosen by Atlético de Madrid to have a second franchise in the Americas and thus strengthen the presence of its brand in North America in accordance with the Spanish team’s expansion project. The team chosen would be the Ottawa Fury FC located in the Canadian capital, club founded in 2011, and that today is not registered or participating in any league after CONCACAF decided not to renew their permission to continue competing in the United Soccer League, so that this form joined the Canadian league that in 2019 had a relaunch and that will play its second season in this 2020.last_img

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