February 8, 2022 at 9:20 PM by Thomas
It is an indication read in The Sun, in a topic dedicated to the players who have the largest individual sports sponsorship contracts, in the world of football. By sponsorship, understand equipment manufacturers who mainly supply the shoes worn on the pitch. PSG striker Kylian Mbappé is listed therefourth off the podium, thanks to to its partnership with the Nike brand.
Mbappé future number one football ambassador at Nike
La Virgule has accompanied him since his professional debut, and the French international is set to become the brand’s number one world ambassador in the future; a role currently played by Cristiano Ronaldo. Important certainly, but how important is Mbappé? Or, to put the question differently, does he justify the emoluments announced by The Sun about her ?
A 10-year extension in 2019 for the PSG striker
Because the English media recalls that in 2019, Mbappé renewed his contract and that he was then at the center of the bidding of all the big brands. And he evokes, about the French world champion, a deal over ten years, for a total of 140 million pounds, or the equivalent at the current monetary rate, of 16.8 million euros paid per year, by Nike , to Mbappe. Note that this is more than the estimate of Forbesbecause for the American economic magazine, the Paris SG player won $ 14 million from sponsorship, in 2021, in addition to all the sponsors who follow him (Nike in the main, plus EA Sports and Hublot).
Football’s fourth-largest supplier contract
According to The Sun, Neymar has the largest personal equipment supplier contract in the world of football, estimated at 23 million pounds per year (27.6 M€), with Puma. The Brazilian is ahead of Messi at Adidas (€21.6 million) and Cristiano Ronaldo with Nike (€18 million).