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Football and power – an inevitable marriage in the most popular sport worldwide

Football is a ‘money game’, which I have highlighted in previous posts on this blog. As a result of the huge flow of money in the most appealing and popular sport globally, there are also significant ramifications such as the natural power battles and missions, which are often interrelated with apparent cashflows. Football has undergone […]

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“Just Do It” – how Nike’s prominent slogan has survived for 25 years?

Nike’s famous slogan has worked well and has become even more noticeable over the years as a result of the enhanced meaning of and the penetrating ability of sports branding and its role in our contemporary consumer society. The company’s slogan has been at the heart of many iconic commercials and ads and its role […]

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Premier League’s most viable players – Robin Van Persie leads the commercial show

As a natural follow-up on my perspective on Neymar’s commercial potential on this blog, it is interesting to look at the new English Premier season and its star players. In that regard, ‘REPUCOM’s Celebrity DBI tracker’ found that Robin Van Persie from Manchester United was the star player of the Premier League, who offers sponsors […]

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The role of female sports fans in the business of sports

“Scarborough Sports Marketing Research noted the number of female sports fans has increased tremendously over the years (“The women are sports fans,” 2002; Vogt, 2002). In fact, the percentage of women who claimed to be very, or somewhat, avid sports fans doubled between 1998 (29%) and 2002 (58%; Gaffney, 2002). In 2008, women comprised 45% […]

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