Alex ‘A-Rod’ Rodriguez Partners With Floyd Mayweather for Record-Setting $375 Million Deal With Donald Trump

Published 05/12/2022, 10:56 AM EDT
NEW YORK, NY – MAY 08: Sports commentator and former professional baseball player Alex Rodriguez takes part in a panel during WSJ’s The Future of Everything Festival at Spring Studios on May 8, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

What comes around, goes around. Alex ‘A-Rod’ Rodriguez is one of the most successful athletes in the world. Apart from his illustrious MLB career, the New York Yankees Legend has even a better post-retirement career as a businessman.

It is also no secret that A-Rod loves to be in the limelight. However, this comes at an enormous cost. At times, A-Rod has also suffered negative comments from various public figures. Not to forget when none other than the former US President Donald Trump took a dig at A-Rod. 

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This incident happened in 2013. Now, almost after ten years, A-Rod is having the last laugh. Yes! If reports are true, then Alex Rodriguez, along with the boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather, has become co-owners of one of the prestigious properties of Donald Trump.

Alex ‘A-Rod’ Rodriguez and Floyd Mayweather-backed firm buys Trump Hotel in DC

Floyd Mayweather and Alex ‘A-Rod’ Rodriguez are two prominent figures from their respective fields. Sports unite everything. Despite being from different fields, the two of them have invested in the Miami-based investment group, CGI Merchant.

MIAMI, FLORIDA – FEBRUARY 02: Former baseball player Alex Rodriguez looks on before Super Bowl LIV at Hard Rock Stadium on February 02, 2020 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

As per a recent report from the Washington Post, the Miami-based firm has bought the Trump Hotel in DC for a whopping $375 million. Though it does not have to do anything with whatever Donald Trump said about Alex Rodriguez earlier, A-Rod will be more than happy with this deal.

With a whopping net worth of around $500 million and $350 million, respectively, Mayweather and A-Rod are two of the wealthiest sports personalities in the world.

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Apart from his multiple real estate investments, Alex Rodriguez also is a part-owner of the NBA franchise Minnesota Timberwolves. In 2021, A-Rod, along with his billionaire friend Marc Lore, bought the Timberwolves.

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Following the purchase of the Trump Hotel, how do you rate this partnership between Alex Rodriguez and Floyd Mayweather? Share your opinion!

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Abhishek Kumar

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Abhishek Kumar is an MLB author at EssentiallySports. After completing his Master’s degree in Journalism and Mass Communication, Abhishek has been working in the media industry since two years. Before joining EssentiallySports, he previously worked at APN News as a sub-editor, where he has written articles on sports and politics.

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