When FIFA came up with the spray idea for free kicks, I was amazed at how simple ideas are often the best. It’s far from the truth for the utilisation of the video at Confederations Cup. It created confusion, disbelief, anger and frustration.
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China is set to become a football powerhouse by 2030. Not me saying it, the Chinese government does. Vivo signed a sponsorship deal with FIFA that illustrates China’s massive commitment in football. Professor Simon Chadwick explains.
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Manchester United have overtaken Real Madrid as the world’s most valuable football team, according to business magazine Forbes.
A movie about the story of the Dassler brothers is in the making. Those who follow my blog know that I often point out this rivalry. I can’t wait to watch how Fortitude International, who acquired the film rights, showcased the feud between the Dassler brothers that led to the creation of adidas and PUMA.
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Ronaldo is more than an athlete to Nike. He is fully immersed in the brand by providing insights and feedback, which outlines the two way street of athlete management.
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The Fifa Ballon d’Or award will once again become separate from football’s governing body, according to reports in Spain.
Manchester United have recorded record revenues of £515.3m in the 2016 financial year, becoming the first UK football team to break the £500m barrier.
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