NY Giants, NY Jets Bid To Buy Real Football Team, AS Roma?
Steve Tisch, John Mara, And Woody Johnson Team Up To Bid On Italy's AS Roma?
It seems the owners of the NY Giants, Steve Tisch and John Mara are teaming with NY Jets owner Woody Johnson to make a bid for to buy the Italian Football Club, AS Roma.
The New York Post quotes the Italian Newspaper IL Manifesto.
The trio reportedly made an offer recently to buy the beleaguered team nearly three years after George Soros and New York lawyer Joe Tacopina put in an unsuccessful bid to buy the club, the Italian newspaper Il Manifesto reported today.
The newspaper reported that the dollar amount has not been made public as both sides try to hammer out a deal
Founded in 1927, AS Roma is often known simply as Roma.
During the 2000s, Roma had finally recaptured the Scudetto, two Coppa Italia trophies, and their first two Supercoppa Italiana titles. Other notable contributions to the club's history have included a return to the UEFA Champions League Quarter-finals (in the 2006–2007 and 2007–2008 editions) since 1984, six runners up positions in the league, four Coppa Italia finals and three Supercoppa finals – marking Roma's greatest ever decade.