Reports have emerged that Arsenal’s majority shareholder, Stan Kroenke, donated $1m towards Donald Trump’s inauguration.

  • Arsenal owner gifted $1m to inauguration
  • Donated $2,600 to Hilary Clinton’s failed campaign
  • United and Fulham’s owners also donated large sums to Trump’s inauguration
  • News emerges same time as Barron Trump pictured in Arsenal kit

The inauguration, which happened back in January, is publicly funded, with all money going towards the global dinner, concert and parade.

Kroenke, who took over 62.89% of Arsenal’s shares after buying Danny Fiszman and Lady Nina Bracewell-Smith’s stakes in 2011 for £11,750 each, gifted Trump £783,000 towards the celebration.

The LA Rams owner also donated $2,700 to Hilary Clinton’s failed campaign.

Fulham owner Shahid Khan also gave $1m towards Trump’s inauguration and Manchester United director Edward Glazer donated $250,000.

The news of Kroenke’s donation has coincidentally emerged at exactly the same time as Trump’s 11-year-old son, Barron, was pictured running round the White House lawn in a full Arsenal kit.

Understandably, Arsenal fans have a lot to say about their owner donating so much money to such a controversial cause.