A new name has yet to be announced. Nike also sponsored soccer players such as Ronaldinho, Ronaldo, Cristiano Ronaldo, Didier Drogba, Neymar, Zlatan Ibrahimović, Wesley Sneijder, Wayne Rooney and Landon Donovan, among others.
Roger Federer & Uniqlo
In previous tournaments, the 20 time Grand Slam winner has been synonymous with Nike the brand. For decades, Federer has been the beneficiary of Nike's biggest sponsorship deals.
Leading figures from the Premier League, La Liga, Ligue 1, Serie A, the Bundesliga and around the world are big fans of some legendary designs. Talismanic figures at Manchester United, Chelsea, Paris Saint-Germain, Real Madrid, Bayern Munich, Liverpool and Barcelona are among those to wear Nike boots.
From collaborating with NBA legend Michael Jordan to working with golf legend Tiger Woods down to sponsoring great NFL athletes, a Nike sponsorship is a dream for any athlete — regardless of their sport.
The NBA and Nike signed an eight-year deal beginning with the 2017-18 season, giving the world's largest apparel brand a marketing edge in an increasingly global sport.
The Nike Community Impact Fund (NCIF) benefits communities where our employees live, work and play. These employee-led grants support local, grassroots organizations that get kids moving, because we know that active kids do better.
Nike also sponsored soccer players such as Ronaldinho, Ronaldo, Cristiano Ronaldo, Didier Drogba, Neymar, Zlatan Ibrahimović, Wesley Sneijder, Wayne Rooney and Landon Donovan, among others.
The Oregon, USA-based company, which has more than 16,000 athletes and sports organisations promoting its brand worldwide, was found to have received the most value of any entity invested in sports sponsorship, coming in ahead of Adidas, Emirates, Santander and Red Bull.
While Drake has collaborated with brands in the past, the NOCTA marks the rapper's first official shoe of his own. The sneaker comes from NOCTA, Drake's Nike sub-label, and features a retro-inspired silhouette that's been overhauled with premium leather, iridescent accents, and beefy G-Tek soles.
Where Nike specifically is concerned Jordan is quite simply the sneaker giant's biggest source of income. For perspective, consider that his first-ever five-year Nike deal signed in 1984 was worth $500,000 annually (about $1.2 million in today's dollars), plus royalties. His take last year was $130 million.
"Nike's first signature athlete was welterweight wrestler, Wayne Wells. The 5' 8" Texas native had an accomplished career, winning a gold medal in Munich in 1972 while working closely with Nike footwear designers on his signature, high-top wresting boot.
Drake's love of Nike is nothing new. Besides a brief flirtation with adidas in 2018, the Toronto artist has been Team Swoosh through and through. Officially, Drake's relationship with Nike stretches back to 2013 when he first inked a deal with Jordan Brand.
December 02, 2020. Following his “Laugh Now Cry Later” video, shot on location at Nike WHQ, and the release of the "Certified Lover Boy" album merchandise capsule, Drake and Nike launch a new sub-label, NOCTA (a nod to the artist's nocturnal creative process).
What Is Drake's Net Worth? Forbes reports that Drake's 2020 earnings topped $49 million, and placed him at no. 49 on the outlet's Celebrity 100 list of 2020. However, according to Celebrity Net Worth, Drake has a total net worth of $200 million, with a salary of about $70 million per year.
Nike has endorsed him since he turned pro in 2003 and signed him to a lifetime contract at the end of 2015. The brand pays him an estimated $32 million annually. This year, James also agreed to lend his likeness to Epic Games' Fortnite video game for an undisclosed amount.
According to a 2021 study from Baller Shoes DB, approximately 67% of the league's players wear Nike, while just under 10% wear Adidas sneakers.
We proactively seek athletes to wear the Swoosh and represent the Nike brand. While we appreciate your love of sport and interest in Nike, we don't accept unsolicited sponsorship requests.
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Drake has gained endorsements from many major brands which include Sprite, Burger King, Whataburger, Nike, and Apple. When Apple Music launched, Drake signed a $19 million exclusivity deal, which allowed Apple to be the exclusive home of all of Drake's future solo releases.
Drake's sneaker obsession extends so far that he is now one of Nike's long-term collaborators. Working with the Oregon-based brand he has created yet-to-be-released Certified Lover Boy Air Force Ones, a Nike Air Max Plus that was only ever worn on stage by the rapper, and a string of covetable OVO Air Jordans.