Jennifer Lopez and her fiancé Alex Rodriguez will not be the new owners of the New York Mets baseball club. The two were in the running to take over the club, but the Mets were eventually bought by US hedge fund manager and billionaire Steve Cohen on Monday.

“I am convinced that we have the best to offer for the sport”

Jennifer and Alex, with a number of fellow investors behind them, made an offer for the Mets, the arch-rivals of the old team of ‘A-Rod’, the New York Yankees. They seemed to be losing for some time, but the singer told the New York Post at the beginning of this month : “We are New Yorkers so we are not giving up. I am convinced that we have the best to offer for the sport,” the team and the city. “

Details of the eventual acquisition have not been disclosed, but Steve is said to have paid about $ 2.5 billion (about 2.1 billion euros) for the club.