Athletic for Marinakis: “Nottingham Forest, big ships, politics and Olympiacos”

Athletic for Marinakis: “Nottingham Forest, big ships, politics and Olympiacos”

THE Nottingham Forest is preparing for the second consecutive season in the Premier League, with his team Vangelis Marinakis to be quite more quiet in this transfer period.

The owner of the club, however, employed it Athleticwhich posted a topic on professional background of the strong men of the 20 teams of the category.

For the Greek businessman, reference is made to his company, Capital Maritime & Trading Corp., to his political and philanthropic presence in Greece and of course to Olympic.


“In the summer of 2017, Evangelos Marinakis bought Nottingham Forest from the Al-Khazawi family from Kuwait and the next six years were chaotic.

More than a decade in the Championship was interspersed before a miracle year in 2021/22, in which the club found themselves bottom of the table after eight games and ended up gaining promotion via the playoffs.

Then they basically bought… a new roster and surprisingly managed to stay in the Premier League thanks to good results at the end.

And the question where does this money come from has an answer: Ships. Big.

The son of a shipowner and politician, Marinakis founded Capital Maritime & Trading Corp., which owns dozens of tankers and containers.

Marinakis expanded the work, acquiring other companies and becoming a major figure in the Greek political scene, entering the Municipal Council of Piraeus like a figure… larger than life, balancing work and politics. He is also the owner of television channels, has invested in media and entertainment and is involved with philanthropy in his parts.

In Greece, he is known mainly as his owner Olympiakouthe most successful Greek team with 46 championships”.

Source: Sport Fm

You May Also Like

Recommended for you

Immediate Peak