No brand in the first half, brand in the second half! Vinicius Jr. Secrets hidden in soccer boots
Real Madrid’s ace Vinicius Jr. (23) protested against the global sports brand by wearing soccer boots.
Vinicius Jr. started the 2022-2023 season La Liga round 17 home game against Valencia held at the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu in Madrid, Spain on the 3rd (Korean time), scoring an additional goal in the 9th minute of the second half when the team was leading 1-0. led to a 2-0 win.
It was Vinicius Jr.’s soccer boots that drew attention that day. The first half and second half of the soccer shoes were different. Vinicius Jr., who wore black soccer boots without a brand logo from the time he went to the ground for warm-up, kept wearing black soccer boots for 45 minutes in the first half. But in the second half, the soccer boots were changed. He ran wearing soccer boots with the logo of the global sports brand Nike in colorful colors. 카지노사이트
The British media ‘Mirror’ reported, “Vinicius Jr. wants to end his 10-year partnership with Nike, but there is no termination clause in the contract. Both sides are struggling to agree on a solution.”
Vinicius Jr. signed with Nike in 2013 when he was a Brazilian Flamengo youth. Nike signed a contract with Vinicius Jr. in order to preoccupy the next ‘superstar’. Expectations became reality. Vinicius Junior made his professional debut at Flamengo in 2017 and moved straight to Real Madrid in 2018. At the time, the transfer fee paid by Real Madrid amounted to 45 million euros (approximately 60.2 billion won).
Vinicius Jr. signed a 10-year contract extension with Nike while moving to Real Madrid. The contract still has 5 years left. However, when Vinicius Jr. signed a 10-year contract extension with Nike, his current status changed 180 degrees. Vinicius Jr. has fully established himself as a starting wing-forward since last season, and his global recognition has increased. He has 29 million Instagram followers and 5.6 million Twitter followers. For this reason, Vinicius Jr. wants to reflect his current heightened status through contract terms. Vinicius Jr. has deleted Nike from his social media accounts.
It was during the 2022 World Cup in Qatar that Vinicius Jr. revealed his uncomfortable relationship with Nike. At the time, Vinicius Jr. wore an older version of the football boots instead of the boots Nike wanted.
The same goes for Nike. This is because Vinicius Jr.’s team, Real Madrid, is sponsored by Adidas, Nike’s biggest rival. ‘Nike Crew’ Cristiano Ronaldo had a similar problem when he was with Real Madrid.