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Cristiano Ronaldo signs for PokerStars
Written on Thursday 28th May, 11:09 am by admin
cristiano ronaldoReal Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo has become the latest big name signing for PokerStars. The Portuguese football star will represent the poker brand in live tounaments and some played online.

Ronaldo, 30, follows another star signing for PokerStars, who only recently added Brazil and Barcelona striker Neymar Jnr to their star-studded line up of brand ambassadors.

Ronaldo has over 100 million Facebook Fans and 35 million Twitter followers, which could prove very lucrative for the poker site.

Speaking of the deal, a spokesman for Ronaldo said, "Ronaldo is one of the most famous names in the world and PokerStars is thrilled to partner with him. We look forward to him spreading his love of the game worldwide by sharing his PokerStars experiences with his huge social following and fan base."

PokerStars owners Amaya Gaming, whose CEO David Baazov said in a statement: "Ronaldo is part of a new generation of global superstar athletes that work hard, play smart, and encourage their fans to share in their lives."

"We're proud that Ronaldo - and fellow elite [Brazilian and Barcelona football] player Neymar Jr. - have chosen to make PokerStars a partner in their journey and to share their love of the game of poker with their legions of fans, he added."

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