CHELSEA FC has been BANNED from selling match tickets, and only season ticket holders can attend games, following the UK government’s sanction of Russian owner Roman Abramovich.
Abramovich’s assets have been frozen due to his close ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin, leaving the European champions in limbo.
The United Kingdom froze the assets of Chelsea Football Club owner Roman Abramovich as Boris Johnson’s government stepped up sanctions against prominent Russians in response to the invasion of Ukraine.
Johnson has been under intense pressure to expedite sanctions against Russians suspected of having close ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin. The Foreign Office stated in its statement that the United Kingdom is the first country to sanction Abramovich.
Following the UK Government’s sanctioning of Roman Abramovich, Chelsea Football Club has been barred from offering new contracts to players and engaging in transfer activities.
The owner listed the club for sale on March 2, but the sale has been halted due to the sanctioning though many suggest that a Special license could allow Chelsea sale.
Roman Abramovich has had “his assets frozen, a prohibition on transactions with UK individuals and businesses, a travel ban, and transportation sanctions imposed.”
Here’s how Twitter and especially Chelsea fans reacted over the Chelsea Fc Bans.
UK Government shouldn’t make Chelsea suffer for this!
It’s not only about Roman Abrahamovich… How about the fans? Chelsea so far has been giving us something to cheer for, if this sanction stands, I’m not sure we might survive easily. pic.twitter.com/m5lB5wEdY1
— Agape Willems (@agapewillems_1) March 10, 2022
You always be in our heart.thank you for all that you do Mr Roman Abrahamovich pic.twitter.com/H1KK90uMAr
— ϲнєℓѕєαTALK ✪ (@lawboy4reel) March 2, 2022
A lesson for every sensible person. No matter what one might have done for whites, they can just bring you down from top one day. Despite what Roman Abrahamovich did for England in the height of Covid19! It is very unfortunate to hear this. They are gradually killing Chelsea. https://t.co/XVx6BL3CHi
— Usman Ayokuleyin Oriyomi (@Oriyomi1992) March 10, 2022
I don’t know, my eyes got weary so fast!!😞💔..The Identity of my Club is gone😞💔💔💔…
Farewell Sir ROMAN ABRAHAMOVICH💙💙💙💙💙💙💙💙💙💙💙💙
You will always be our Chelsea Owner💙👑 pic.twitter.com/CwryhQ4A3j
— Maleek Elesh✨ (@IamMaleekelesh) March 2, 2022
Chelsea fans licking up Roman Abrahamovich’s murderous ass just because he buys them shiny new toys reminds me of the crowd at the Colosseum in Rome.
A few crumbs here and there and all is good with the world.
— AI (@nonewthing) March 2, 2022
I may not support Chelsea football club but became aware and loved the club since Roman Abrahamovich bought it. Whatever the west is doing won’t end well, Chelsea deserves every good coming to them. This is the effort and life of young men being messed around with 😡
— kennygee babe (@kennygee_70) March 10, 2022
The sanctions against Roman Abrahamovich which obviously affects Chelsea FC is not a pragmatic approach.
It’s actually nonsensical as it will affect the functional running of the club.
That alone will destabilize the footballers & staff.
— Olóyè! ☻ (@Ay_bkini) March 10, 2022
What do these “Russian” Oligarchs have in common?
Roman Abrahamovich pic.twitter.com/UmqVfuIHB6
— EnglishMan66 (@EnglishMan_66) March 10, 2022
UK need to calm down on Roman Abrahamovich because it won’t make sense for Chelsea to suffer just because of diplomatic brouhaha.
— Gbemiga (@will_i_ams1) March 10, 2022
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