DAZN have signed their first global brand ambassador and who better than Cristiano Ronaldo? The Portugese player, who made his debut in a Juventus shirt on Saturday announced on Twitter that he was joining the global brand. The announcement comes at a good time after the streaming service suffered a number of issues on its first weekend with Serie A.
Happy to announce I’m now a global brand ambassador for DAZN!
For my fans in ???????? ???????? ???????? ???????? ???????? you can watch an exclusive interview as a Juventus player on @DAZN_IT, as well as unlocking other great CR7 content!#DAZN #CR7 pic.twitter.com/Ysk5sm18xF
— Cristiano Ronaldo (@Cristiano) August 22, 2018
Liverpool owners, Fenway Sports Group have responded to reports that the cousin of Manchester City owner, Sheikh Mansour, attempted to take over the club towards the end of last year with a £2 billion proposal. The American sports investment company, who also own Boston Red Sox, have stated that the club is not for sale but that they would be open to minority investment.
⭕ Liverpool NOT for sale
⭕ FSG open to minority investment
⭕ Sheik Khaled bid not deemed 'credible or worthwhile'
— Liverpool FC News (@LivEchoLFC) August 24, 2018
Danny Cipriani made an impressive start on his debut for Gloucester. The team won 40-31 against the Dragons in a pre-season friendly last night. His disciplinary hearing was held on Wednesday where the panel supported their original decision for the charge of, ‘conduct prejudicial to the interest of the game’, but decided against any further punishment. Gloucester head coach, Johann Ackermann has backed the fly-half and urged Eddie Jones to consider him for England selection.
— Gloucester Rugby (@gloucesterrugby) August 23, 2018