Irarragorri reveals an ambitious expansion plan with Premier

Irarragorri reveals an ambitious expansion plan with Premier

He is one of the strongest men in Mexican football, and he holds the reins Orlegi Group, Which in the first order she has Santos Laguna Since 2013 and atlas Since 2019, But the plans Alejandro Irraguri Go much further and reveal it Your goal is to add the Premier League club.

The Scottish Celtic It is already part of Mathematical synergy With the Warriors of Torreon, the club they share colors with “but many values ​​and principles”, according to a man Orlegi, But to get to the next level Refers to England or SpainWhere are the two strongest leagues on the planet.

Let’s go back to the Spanish League? Yes, constantly. Do we do that with the Premier League? Of courseTo achieve this goal, let’s see how everything happens in the future. There are many good examples of an owner with multiple clubs, but I think we have not seen the true scale of sporting synergies, “as Eraraguri stated in an interview with British media, Sky Sports.

“There are many more profitable companies than football.”

Yes good Football is moving billions of dollars Annually around the world and many zeros in Mexico – supported by millions of citizens in the United States-, Irraraguri asserts that “it is not such a good job” As he thinks, but he is involved with the ball because of the social phenomenon it indicates.

Football cannot escape from its origins and its responsibility towards society. You have its heart in your hands. This is the only reason I play football because it is not the best business, but it is the best way to change societies and the lives of these people. There are more profitable and easier jobs, but not many of them allow to change the life of a person like football for the better. “

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Santos is the most successful team in Mexico: Eraraguri

Less than 10 years ago, Irarragorri served as Vice President of Sports at Grupo Modelo And Chairman of the Board of Santos Laguna. For seven years he worked for the company and in mid-2012 he learned about the news Sell ​​Belgian model ABInBev And he also knew that the new owners would sell the soccer team.

That was in August 2013 with Grupo Orlegi – A few months ago, he searched for potential partners, convinced guarantors, and borrowed money. I received the Santos Laguna Department and TSM.

“Probably We are the most successful team in Mexico, on and off the field. What do you mean? Sports results on the field as well as selling players, an idea that is often contested, ”says Dane Martin Hollander, head of the Financial District at Orlegi Group.

If you see the results of the past 15 years, we are the second team with the most titles in Mexico, and the team that has played the most finals., To which we add the seventh or eighth place in income and salaries, and this is the level of competency that we always try to achieve, ”said Irraguri.

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