KSA: adidas today officially announced its partnership with Saudi legend and former football player Sami Al-Jaber. Al-Jaber is the latest addition to the growing list of local Saudi players and ambassadors to have signed with the brand, including recently announced signing and current Saudi national football team captain Salman Al- Faraj. The announcement comes as the nation celebrates its 91st annual National Day.
This monumental moment falls directly in line with the brand’s evolution of its long-standing brand attitude Impossible Is Nothing. Empowering and celebrating athletes and iconic sportspeople in the region has been a vital message for adidas, with the brand taking several steps to ensure that regional and local sports communities are well represented and supported. Through this announcement, adidas aims to continue celebrating those communities that are creating a movement in sports.
Commenting on the announcement, Al-Jaber stated “It’s a feeling of immense pride and excitement to be joining the adidas family. adidas’ brand attitude “Impossible Is Nothing” is a message that really resonates with me both at a personal and professional level. Special thanks to adidas for the continuous support to develop and engage local and regional communities through sport. Seeing possibilities in sport is key to achieving our purpose of changing lives.”
About adidas in Football:
adidas is the global leader in football. It is the official supplier of the most important football tournaments in the world, such as the FIFA World Cup™, the UEFA European Championship & the UEFA Champions League. adidas also sponsors some of the world’s top clubs including Real Madrid, Manchester United, Arsenal, FC Bayern Munich & Juventus. adidas is also partner to some of the best athletes in the game including Leo Messi, Paul Pogba, Mohamed Salah, Paulo Dybala, Gabriel Jesus, Roberto Firmino, Joao Felix, Serge Gnabry, Isco, Dele Alli, Karim Benzema, Vivianne Miedema, Lindsey Horan & Wendie Renard.