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Yaya Touré crowned king of Africa

Manchester City’s midfielder Yaya Touré has become the first player to be named Confederation of African Football African Footballer of the Year four years in a row and has arguably become the best African

Kun Agüero named Player of the Year

Last December Argentinian star Sergio “Kun” Agüero was named Player of the Year by the Football Supporters Federation, replacing Uruguayan Luis Suárez -winner of the last edition- and proving his excellent moment. The Argentine was

Kun Agüero is BPL’s player of November

Proving his excellent momentum and how vital and decisive he is on the pitch, Agüero was awarded by Barclays Premier League last month. Kun scored three goals and bagged 2 assists in November and was

Players share Christmas on social media

Christmas is getting closer and players like Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Cesc Fàbregas, Kun Agüero or Alexis Sánchez are sharing some pictures of their families, Christmas trees, pets or Christmas decorations with their fans and

We all deserve one for Christmas

Samsung is another of the brands that has just launched a Christmas themed campaign in Spain. In this occasion the brand has used Spanish defender David Navarro, from Levante U.D. Samsung claims that we

Bayern Munich changes the ball for a mic

Philipp Lahm and his teammates invite their fans to celebrate Christmas with a classic. The German club understands how important it is to connect with fans and in this occasion, a good representation of

Messi and Hazard play for Christmas

EA is one of the brands that included its football ambassadors in FIFA15‘s latest Christmas campaign. In this occassion Messi, who has been the global ambassador of the brand for a few years, plays

Mahou discusses Christmas with its ambassadors

Not only clubs use their players for their Christmas promotions and communications. There are brands, like beer brand Mahou, that decide to include their ambassadors in their Christmas campaigns to give some extra visibility

Merry Xmas Everybody by QPR

Rio Ferdinand, Joey Barton, Charlie Austin and even Harry Redknapp and Glenn Hoddle are among the players and staff to sign the famous “Merry Xmas Everybody” by Slade. A fun way to create an

Spend a fun Christmas with Samuel Eto’o and co.

Everton FC is another of the clubs that use their players to get to their fans during Christmas. In November we could see Samuel Eto’o and Steven Pienaar giving ideas to fans and advising

Celebrate Christmas with FC Barcelona’s players

FC Barcelona also invites you to celebrate Christmas with its players. Like their next rivals in the Champions League (Manchester City FC), the club has created an advent calendar to create a Christmassy atmosphere

Merry Christmas from Kompany, Silva and co.

Clubs use their players not only in their commercial campaigns but also in their communications and messages. Players are a very powerful marketing tool and they are enormously helpful when it comes to reaching

Xavi “moves” to Egypt

Xavi Hernández recently launched, in a largely media followed event (see example from AS below), his new Campus to be held in Egypt for the first time. After 16 consecutive years of holding Campus

Agüero is “Born to rise”

Sergio “Kun” Agüero recently released his autobiography, “Born to rise”. The book explains Agüero’s story with plenty of details and anecdotes and it includes a very special guest. Foreword of the book is by

John Terry helps the troops and celebrates a remarkable milestone

John Terry is this month news for two different reasons, his support to London Poppy Day activities and his 500 match as Chelsea’s captain. On the one hand, he has been actively supporting London

Luis Suárez publishes his autobiography

We have seen some players publishing their autobiographys in the past few weeks. The likes of Rio Ferdinand and Kun Agüero have recently released them and FC Barcelona’s star Luis Suárez is yet another

Simeone signs for a good cause

Atletico Madrid’s manager, Diego Pablo Simeone has joined this year’s edition of the charity campaign “Un juguete, una ilusión”, organized by Spain’s National Radio (RNE) and the foundation Crecer Jugando, whose objective is to

Pablo Zabaleta joins United’s friends

Pablo Zabaleta joined forces with fellow Argentinians Ángel Di María and Marcos Rojo prior to the derby of Manchester. Zabaleta, Di María and Rojo turned coaches for the afternoon on the Friday prior to

Guardiola’s boys have fun in Munich

Every year around these dates there’s an event that can’t be missed in Munich. That is Bayern Munich’s traditional trip to Oktoberfest, the huge beer festival held in Bavaria. For some, including Xabi Alonso

Rio Ferdinand launches his autobiography

Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand is doing more things than ever off the pitch and he recently presented his autobiography #2sides at London’s Mayfair Hotel. Tennis legend Boris Becker, England rugby player Ugo Monye,