Mexico bans multiple team ownership

May 21, 2013
By Associated Press
MEXICO CITY -- The owners of the 18 Mexican first-division soccer clubs voted Monday to bar one person or one company from owning more than one team.

The vote was an apparent move to stop tycoon Carlos Slim from expanding his growing influence in Mexican soccer.

Mexico's largest broadcasters, Televisa and TV Azteca, have in the past owned multiple first-division teams but the issue wasn't brought up until after Slim ventured into Mexican soccer in September.

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