How Pele, Maradona inspired Neymar to pitch tents with PUMA

first_imgPUMA has signed a long-term partnership with Brazilian football player Neymar Jr. Neymar will not only wear the PUMA King on pitch, but will be a brand ambassador off-pitch, wearing PUMA’s lifestyle, training, and sport-inspired footwear and apparel products. “Neymar Jr. joining our PUMA Family is fantastic”, said Bjørn Gulden, CEO of PUMA. “He is one of the best players in the world and extremely relevant for the global football and youth culture. We are very excited and look forward to working with him both on and off the pitch.” In a message to his fans on his social media channels entitled “The King is Back”, Neymar Jr. spoke about the impact that football greats such as Pelé and Maradona have had on his life, and his decision to follow in their footsteps by partnering with PUMA. “I grew up watching videos of great football legends such as Pelé, Cruyff, Eusebio and Maradona,” Neymar Jr. said. “These were the kings of the pitch, the kings of my sport. I wish to bring back the legacy that those athletes created on the pitch. They each played in PUMA, and each of them created their magic in The KING.”Advertisement Promoted ContentCouples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable Way10 Risky Jobs Some Women Do10 Awesome TV Series That Got Cancelled Way Too SoonA Guy Turns Gray Walls And Simple Bricks Into Works Of ArtBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For Them12 Marvel Superheroes When They Were Kids6 Interesting Ways To Make Money With A DronePortuguese Street Artist Creates Hyper-Realistic 3D Graffiti6 Ridiculous Health Myths That Are Actually TrueThis Guy Photoshopped Himself Into Celeb Pics And It’s Hysterical8 Things To Expect If An Asteroid Hits Our PlanetWhich Country Is The Most Romantic In The World? He continued: “Every time I lace my boots, my KING boots, I will do anything to achieve all of my dreams to honor my name and that of all those great ones who wore the KING before me. This will be my PUMA history. The KING is back!” read also:Neymar, Puma seal endorsement deal – reports Neymar has won several trophies in Brazil, Spain and France, as well as the Champions League and the Copa Libertadores. He also won the Olympic Gold Medal with the Brazilian National Team in 2016. He has scored 61 goals in 101 matches for Brazil, making him the third highest goal scorer for his national team. He currently plays for Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and has won three French league titles, two Coupe de France, and two Coupe de la Ligue. He played an important role in leading the club to its first ever Champions League Final in 2020. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 center_img Loading… last_img read more

Munster look to sign Aussie international.

first_imgAustralia international Rob Horne could be on his way to Munster, that’s according to the Irish Independent.Horne is seen as a replacement for JJ Hanrahan who announced yesterday he was leaving the club for Northampton Saints at the end of the season.The Reds have also investigated bringing in New Zealand’s Ben Smith.last_img