Milan Has Become China West
Sport as foreign policy is alive and well.
Of course, at the price for most elite franchises in the world, it virtually takes a government's coffers to make a sale happen.
Here's that comment section below: The sooner AC Milan gets out from under Berlusconi's control, the better.
Imminently, i Rossoneri will have something else in common with rivals Inter Milan besides wallowing adrift in the Serie A table ...
Inter are already owned by Chinese interests that also had the blessing of its government. The People's Republic desperately desires to become a force on the international football stage, and backing acquisitions like Inter and AC Milan are clearly part of the plan.
The poobahs are apparently tired of being the other team in highlight clips:
Note that Aussies have much in common with Canadians when it comes to handling hard play. That wasn't much of a macho moment for the Chinese.