Washington (AFP) – Malcolm Glazer (pic), the controversial American owner of English Premier League giants Manchester United, died Wednesday. He was 85.
Glazer gained a global profile through his ownership of United, one of the biggest and best supported football clubs in the world.
But he was deeply unpopular with hardcore United fans after loading the club with hundreds of millions of dollars in debt following a 2005 buyout.
His death was announced on the website of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers American football team, one of his other sports franchises.
“The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are saddened to anno…
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