• Cristiano Ronaldo extends long-term sponsorship deal with Nike

    Cristiano Ronaldo extends long-term sponsorship deal with Nike

    Nike and Cristiano Ronaldo have extended their long-term sponsorship deal.

     

    The Portuguese star has had a contract with Nike since 2003 and wears its Mercurial cleats. In a video released by the Beaverton, Oregon-based apparel maker, he suggested the deal was “for life,” although terms were not released.

    Ronaldo said in a statement released on Tuesday by the company: “I have a great relationship with this brand, I have great friends here in the company. We work as a family, too. This […]

  • Chelsea sign 15-year kit deal with Nike worth £60m a season

    Chelsea sign 15-year kit deal with Nike worth £60m a season

    Chelsea have signed a 15-year kit deal with Nike worth £60m a season.

    Adidas was paying Chelsea £30m a season, but it will be replaced by Nike from next season.

    In May, Chelsea told Adidas they would be terminating their deal six years early in 2017. The west London club paid Adidas a £40m fee in order to curtail the agreement.

    Chelsea wanted to leave Adidas because the club were unhappy that they were receiving less than half of the £75m per year […]