The amazing footballing star Christiano Ronaldo announced to his adoring 103 million Facebook fans and ardent 35.5 Twitter followers that he has been signed by someone else.
Fans need not worry however, he will still be delighting them with many more goals on the pitches of Real Madrid and proudly represents his beloved country Portugal. He has been signed by a completely different sport Team Pokerstars, as their new brand ambassador. The three time world footballer of the year started playing the game a few years ago, he stated that he admired the strategy, relishing the competition and fun of the game.
The star has got a very impressive resume, not only has he played 427 career games but in these he has scored 436 goals, it does not seem like it will be long before he reaches his half century, for the teams he now plays for he has scored 63 goals and 57 of them this season alone, all this success and he has only reached thirty. It looks like even though he is already a star, he will reach even higher heights.
A match made in heaven
Christiano has said of the deal
“I like playing for winning teams, so Pokerstars is the perfect partner for me” he then added to his comment.
“As a brand they are always looking to improve and stay ahead of the curve, and as an athlete that’s something I truly respect”.
Michael Hazel who is the interim CEO of the highly successful enterprise Pokerstars is also delighted with the signing, he has said to the public
“Ronaldo is one of the most famous names in the world and we are thrilled to partner with him” adding
“We look forward to him spreading his love of the game worldwide, by sharing his poker experiences with his huge social following and fan base”
Ronaldo was also described as
“Part of a new generation of global superstar athletes, that work hard, play smart and encourage their fans to share in their lives” by the CEO of Pokerstars parent company Amaya, David Baazov.
More and more stars
Christiano Ronaldo is not the only super star footballer that the team has signed, they have signed the talented Brazilian footballer Neymar last month, he now plays for the Spanish club FC Barcelona and has previously played for Manchester United, team Pokerstarsscope for signing the stars has bagged them an even more famous footballer the Brazilian legend Ronaldo, it seems that they have an eye for quality. It isn’t just footballers that catch the team’s eye, they have also signed the nine times French open champion Rafa Nadal and also Fatima Moreira de Melo who has won Olympic gold for her part in the field hockey team.
The team Pokerstars impressive array of sporting legends must be leaving others wondering who they are going to be signing up next, who knows, but the team will be sure to that whoever it is they will be big.
Sport Stars also being signed for Amaya / Pokerstars Fantasy Sports brand?
The question remains if the big names such as Nadal, Ronaldo or Neymar are also being used in Pokerstars new Fantasy Sports Brand. It’s more likely that they are continuing big names but maybe in the US. Who’s next?