Vinicius and Nike make peace


Vinicius Junior and Nikethe sports brand that has sponsored him since 2013, when he was barely promising in Flamengo’s youth ranks, will continue to walk together after a very turbulent few months of relationship, with an impending breakup and trials that involved.

The Brazilian striker from Madrid today carried out the agreement for his renewal with the North American company in his social networks: “The brand of my dreams for a decade… The sky is the limit. Nike, fly we are together!” Vinicius wrote on his social networks.

It is worth remembering that Vinicius He wanted to sever his relationship with Nike after the last World Cup in Qatar because he felt that he was not supported and appreciated enough, both in terms of economics and marketing.

In fact, the player Sao Gonçalo He sported black boots with no branding during a game last season. It happened in a League match Valencia argued in Santiago Bernabeu last February, when he reached 200 white participations. For weeks there has been speculation about the possibility that its next sponsor will be Puma.

Vinicius He wanted to unilaterally break the contract that united him with Nike until 2028 (it was renewed in 2018) and the American company brought the case to the courts in the Netherlands, where the European headquarters of the brand is located. The decision ruled that the contract is still valid and in recent months the parties have been approaching positions until an agreement is reached.

Besides, Nike He stood up for the player after racist incidents the Brazilian suffered in several games last season. “Stop looking elsewhere,” the brand said on its Twitter account along with an image of Vinicius wearing a t-shirt Brazil.

Source: La Verdad


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