Classic Moments: Roman Abramovich Crowned Russia’s Most Seductive Fisherman, 2002

Chris Wright

1st, July 2013


By Chris Wright

Ten years ago this very day, a certain Russian oligarch changed the complexion of the Premier League when he bought perennial also-rans Chelsea from Uncle Ken Bates in 2003 and set about transforming them into the boring behemoth they are today.

What many people don’t know is that, just one year previous to his arrival at Stamford Bridge, Abramovich was crowned Russia’s Most Seductive Fisherman 2002…


Mmmm, dreamy – dare we say, almost Putin-like?

You can almost smell the salmon.