Brazilian football idol, Ronaldo Nazário de Lima is the newest member of the Betfair team, provider of online sports betting. As the brand’s new ambassador, ‘Phenomenon’ joins the company on a special date for the fan, who celebrates two decades of the fifth world championship won by the Brazilian team in Japan, in June 2002.
To commemorate the partnership with the five-time champion, Betfair launched, on its social networks, a video that recalls the main achievements of the former player’s career and the probabilities of the player achieving such feats. In addition to Ronaldo Phenomenon, top scorer of the Cup with seven goals, the bookmaker also has the idol and vice-scorer of the 2002 world cup, Rivaldo, considered by many experts the star of that competition.
With Ronaldo Phenomenon wearing the Betfair shirt, the bookmaker proves that any result is possible by bringing together again the two biggest stars of the 2002 World Cup after 20 years.
“We are delighted to welcome Ronaldo to our hall of ambassadors. Along with Rivaldo, we have two of the best Brazilian players who made history for the country. For Betfair, every result is possible, and Ronaldo perfectly translates the message of having faith and believing that any result can happen on and off the pitch,” said Kimberley Daly, Managing Director of Betfair International.
“With high caliber ambassadors like Ronaldo and Rivaldo, Betfair is even closer to passionate Brazilian sports fans and we are very excited to be able to deliver the most premium experiences a betting company can offer its customers.”
Ronaldo is Betfair!
Ronaldo Nazário, better known as Ronaldo Phenomenon, is considered one of the best players of all time. Born in Rio de Janeiro, the ace was a professional player for 18 years, and during this period, he collected individual achievements and important titles. In his entire career, he was awarded three times as the best player in the world, in 1996, 1997 and 2002.
There were four World Cups played with the Brazilian National Team, two titles (1994 and 2002) and one vice (1998), bronze medal at the Atlanta Olympics. For the clubs, the striker won a Club World Cup, a Champions League, several national titles in Europe and two state titles for Brazilian teams. He started his career at Cruzeiro and had outstanding stints and titles with PSV, Barcelona, Internazionale, Real Madrid, Milan and Corinthians.
“Joining the team of Betfair ambassadors is an honor, I will wear, once again, the same shirt as Rivaldo, something we did 20 years ago and makes us very proud to this day. I have no doubt that this partnership with Betfair will bring many amazing experiences to football fans. In a year of the World Cup, fans can expect a lot of news from Betfair and Ronaldo together, since every result is possible”, commented the Phenomenon.
Other Betfair Partnerships
Today, Betfair is the sponsor of Libertadores and Sul-Americana, in addition to having the naming rights of Carioca in the 2022 season. In the month of May, the bookmaker was announced as master sponsor of the Palmeiras women’s team for both next seasons. The partnership also includes exclusive digital activations for the club.
The company, founded in London in 2000, pioneered the provision of peer-to-peer betting in the betting industry and manages a full suite of sports betting, entertainment events and online gaming products for over 4 million customers worldwide. the world, available for people over 18 years old.
Thanks to its cutting-edge technology, the platform offers a wide catalog of products that allows you to bet with your own odds and odds offered by other users. Betfair is licensed to operate online betting and other games in 19 countries including Spain, Italy, Malta, Colombia and Great Britain.