The Thai charmer who made a fortune and won soccer’s biggest league

FILE PHOTO: Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, owner of football club Leicester City arrives at a meeting with the media in Bangkok, Thailand May 18, 2016. REUTERS/Jorge Silva/File photo

BANGKOK (Reuters) – Beer, pies and Buddhist prayers helped endear Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha to Leicester City fans even before the team owned by the Thai duty free billionaire became the Premier League’s most unlikely champions. He rose from obscurity as a printer and leather goods trader to become a polo-playing buddy of royalty and then the […]

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