Patrick Mahomes #15 of the Kansas City Chiefs holds up the Lamar Hunt prize after beating the Tennessee Titans in the AFC Championship Game at Arrowhead Stadium on January 19, 2020 in Kansas City, Missouri.
The Kansas City Chiefs and Super Bowl winning quarterback Patrick Mahomes have actually accepted a 10-year extension worth more than $400 million, according to reports.
Mahomes, who led the Chiefs to their very first Super Bowl triumph in 50 years, is now in position to end up being amongst the highest-paid gamers in the National Football League with his brand-new agreement, which deserves an overall of $450 million, according to ESPN, who initially reported the offer. The Texas native is predicted to make approximately $2.7 million this year, heading into the 4th of the five-year novice offer he signed with the Chiefs in 2017.
Steinberg Sports & Entertainment, who represents Mahomes, did not right away react to an ask for remark.
Mahomes’ predicted $450 million offer will connect the biggest agreement in sports. Boxer Floyd Mayweather formerly accepted his own predicted $450 battle handle Showtime, according to Forbes. Last March, Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout likewise accepted an agreement worth more than $400 million.
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In February, Mahomes ended up being the youngest quarterback to win Super Bowl MVP honors after leading the Chiefs to 4th quarter rally to beat the San Francisco 49ers, 31-20 in Super Bowl LIV. Mahomes likewise unseat Tom Brady, previously of the New England Patriots and now with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, as the NFL product king.
“I want to have a legacy,” Mahomes informed CNBC in an interview after his Super Bowl win. “But I understand how much hard work it’s going to take.”
Steve Scebelo, interim president of NFL Players, the licensing and marketing arm of the National Football League Players Association, stated Mahomes’ assistance outside the Kansas City market assisted added to a boost in sales for items including the previous Texas Tech University standout.
“The success off the field and the leadership,” Scebelo stated. “He comes across as somebody fans can root for. Starring in the State Farm ads, you can see some of the personality come through, and he’s just someone fans feel they can connect with and they want to root for.”
In addition to handle Oakley, State Farm, Adidas, and Procter and Gamble, Mahomes likewise has regional recommendations with Kansas City services such as CommunityAmerica Credit Union and the personal jet business Airshare, an offer Mahomes protected in 2018.
“His value as an endorser has gone up significantly in the last two years,” stated Scott Rosner, the scholastic director of the sports management program at Columbia University. “Not only has his value gone up, but he has the ability to position himself in a number of different ways from a branding perspective.”
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