President of Chelsea, Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich received Portuguese citizenship.
This is reported by RBC and a number of Russian news agencies, citing their sources.
According to preliminary data, he became a Portuguese citizen in early 2021. The Law of Return allowed him to obtain new citizenship.
The billionaire himself admitted that he studied the history of his family for a long time. He learned that his immediate family moved from Portugal before they were exiled and ended up in Hamburg.
“This connection has been explored in the context of family research with the help of rabbis and community leaders in several countries.” & mdash; a source told RBC.
At the moment, Abramovich has Russian and Israeli citizenship.