Bill Gates is a Toffee! World’s richest man visits Everton

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Tim Howard had an American visitor at practice on Monday, but it wasn’t just any American.

It was the richest man in the world, Seattle-native Bill Gates.

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Gates, who is reportedly worth a cool $79 billion, was in Liverpool to promote his charity organization that helps fight malaria.

While in the area, the Microsoft co-founder visited the blue-half of town, stopping by Everton’s training ground to watch an academy practice session.

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Gates met with manager Roberto Martinez as well as captain Phil Jagielka, striker Arouna Kone, and fellow American Tim Howard.

There have been no updates as to whether Gates will be in attendance to cheer on the Toffees against Manchester City in the League Cup on Wednesday.

You can see more pictures of Gates’ visit on Everton’s club website.