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Roc Nation Sports Signs Marcus Rashford For Off-Field Representation

Manchester United star forward Marcus Rashford has signed with Roc Nation Sports (“RNS”) for his off-field representation. The deal officially started in April and was confirmed by RNS today. Rashford, who also plays for the England national team, is a rising star across the pond. Roc Nation’s representation is strictly off-field, encompassing philanthropy, PR and […]

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Wasserman Acquires Key Sports Management, Widens Global Soccer Reach

Wasserman, the sports marketing and representation giant based out of Los Angeles, is no stranger to expanding through acquisition. In 2007, Wasserman bolstered its consulting and property capabilities by purchasing North Carolina-based OnSport. In 2011, Wasserman bought London-based media rights manager and advisory firm Reel Enterprises. Also in 2011, the media conglomerate purchased SFX Golf […]

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USWNT World Cup Victory Sparks New Opportunities For NWSL

After an early morning parade in New York City, the United States Women’s National Team flew to Los Angeles yesterday afternoon to celebrate in the ESPY festivities. After a dominating World Cup performance, they took home the ESPY for “Best Team”. Alex Morgan won an ESPY for “Best Female Athlete”. This World Cup victory has […]

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Katie Zelem of Manchester United Women Signs Multi-year sponsorship with Adidas

Katie Zelem, superstar midfielder out of Manchester United has become the first Manchester United women’s player to ever be represented by Adidas. The endorsement’s terms, negotiated by Akin Caulker of The Athletic Network, have not been disclosed but the deal is believed to be among the most lucrative in the FA Women’s Super League this year.  […]

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FIFA Hand Poga and de Ligt Agent “Worldwide Ban” Leading Into the Summer Transfer Window

On Friday, May 10th, the FIFA Disciplinary Committee ruled to extend the ban imposed by the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) to all FIFA compliant countries. The decision comes just two days after the FIGC ruled that Carime “Mino” Raiola and Vincenzo Raiola violated the football governing bodies rules on how intermediaries can operate with FIGC […]

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Roc Nation Signs Belgian International Axel Witsel

Roc Nation has announced the signing of Borussia Dortmund midfielder and Belgian International Axel Witsel. Witsel currently competes in the Bundesliga and the UEFA Champions League with Borussia Dortmund but sports multiple trophies and personal accolades from leagues across Europe and Asia. Witsel is a key player of the Belgian National team for 10 years […]

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Agent Accuses NY Red Bulls of Sabotaging Client’s Transfer

Gustavo Casasola of Casasola Sport Lawyers recently made comments in ESPN Mexico are critical of Major League Soccer’s New York Red Bulls and how they are handling the ongoing transfer negotiations of his client Alejandro “Kaku” Gamarra. Gamarra who arrived at Red Bulls last February from Argentine club Athletico Huracan for club record $6.25 million, […]

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Eric Bailly Signs to Roc Nation Sports

Manchester United defender Eric Bailly has agreed to join Roc Nation Sports, helping continue to build the international football pipeline to the agency.  Now just the second English Premier League player to be represented by Jay-Z’s entertainment company, he follows fellow Manchester teammate and Roc Nation client Romelu Lukaku. Lukaku excitingly welcomed Bailly to Roc […]

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CODA Agency Announces Growth Moves

According to a press release from the company, music agency CODA Agency announced two major growth moves on Tuesday, December 11: the creation of a sports agency, CODA Independent Sports, and an expansion of their Brand Partnerships and Corporate team with the hiring of Debbie Ward. CODA Independent Sports currently specializes in soccer and aims to […]

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Soccer Star Jérôme Boateng Launches “Boa” Magazine

Last week, Bayern Munich and German national team defender Jérôme Boateng launched his latest off-the-pitch venture int he form of his own magazine, “Boa.” According to a release from Berk Communications, the new lifestyle publication will be a celebration of Boateng’s passions – fashion, music, art, sport and storytelling. Additionally, “Boa” will celebrate all things […]