WAYNE ROONEY has signed a multi-million pound advertising and marketing deal within the US that may make him one of many MLS’ highest earners.
The DC United ahead, 32, has signed a household promotions contract with advertising and marketing big Octagon – who additionally work with American superstars Stephen Curry and Michael Phelps.
The Solar revealed final week how Rooney was set to signal a advertising and marketing and media rights deal that may see him and his household safe endorsements for sports activities, meals, telephones, vehicles — and presumably actuality TV reveals.
And it signifies that Rooney’s incomes potential may now soar to the degrees that helped David Beckham financial institution £175million throughout his 5 years at LA Galaxy.
Rooney exploded onto the MLS scene with an impressive injury-time sort out and help as DC beat Orlando Three-2.
Footage of the dramatic seconds went viral and three days later England’s file scorer netted twice in one other win over Portland.
However New York Purple Bulls followers confirmed not the entire MLS are backing Rooney’s transfer to the States once they unfurled an enormous banner mocking him of their 1-Zero win yesterday.
DC introduced the cope with the Jap Convention to work alongside the Triple S Sports activities company run by Paul Stretford, Rooney’s agent.
Stretford commented: “Octagon are one of the vital revered sports activities rights gross sales companies and match completely with our wider business ambitions for the Wayne Rooney model all through North America.
“To make sure that his model capitalises from his on area achievements and off pitch fame, we felt it was vital to construct a partnership with a enterprise that could be a chief in its area and hungry to generate business alternatives.”
When initially reported the story, a supply revealed to The Solar: “Issues have actually fallen into place for Wayne and his household to this point and he’s loving life in America.
“This deal was a key a part of his and Coleen’s plan to maneuver there and can open them as much as a totally new viewers.
“The promotion offers will function all of the Rooneys. Manufacturers are already lining as much as work with him — there may be even speak of a actuality TV collection.”