Soccer is among the most loved and followed sport in the US. People find soccer more appealing and spend most of their free time watching their favorite teams play. However, others have seen an opportunity in the soccer industry and have invested heavily to make a profit. Robert Kraft is renowned in the gaming and soccer industry.
Robert Kraft has been instrumental in shaping the soccer game by investing in soccer teams that have triumphed across the country. He is the current Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Kraft Group. This is a company that has diversified and invested in different fields across all sectors ranging from the paper industry, real estate, entertainment, private equity and sports.
One of the most notable investments of Robert Kraft in sports is owning the New England Patriots that plays in the National Football League and New England Revolution that plays in the Major Soccer League. To top it up, the Kraft holding is the proud owner of the Gillette Stadium that houses both teams. His qualifications and assets have earned him a slot in notable boards of organizations across the country. For instance, he is a board member of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston currently an executive board member at Viacom.
His ownership journey of New England Patriots began way back in 1971 when he was a season ticket holder of the American Football League. He was motivated to own a team one day, making him purchase a small piece of land next to the stadium. This would culminate in him owning the entire stadium after decades of investing. Robert Kraft is a graduate of Columbia University and later attained a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Harvard University. His journey into the world of sports began during his university days where he represented his university in the lightweight football team. See this article for more information.
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