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FC Barcelona, Real Madrid – business models and transfer deals

“In the age of Beckham and Rooney, Ronaldo and Zidane, the attempt to commercially control both images and information around football has never been so great. For those players at the pinnacle of the sport the rewards of playing the professional game and the commercial trappings that accompany it are viewed as recognition that their […]

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Neymar’s brand power – his FC Barcelona colleague Lionel Messi and Christiano Ronaldo still beat him but for how long?

Lionel Messi still has more penetration from a sponsorship angle than Neymar in Spain although the potential of Neymar is great and most likely will continue to grow in accordance with his presence in FC Barcelona. We have already seen that Neymar has developed a very powerful personal brand in Brazil and South America and […]

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