The superstar of Real Madrid, Cristiano Ronaldo announced that he had sold the rights to his prestigious company, which is owned by Peter Lim - the current boss of Valencia.
The Portuguese international has announced the deal through a message on its official website, where he described the course as a strategy, especially with regard to the Asian market.
'I`m really excited that I will announce my latest agreement with the company Mint Media, owned by my good friend Peter Lim - the businessman from Singapore, which will acquire my image rights.`, explained Ronaldo.
The contract is for six years and does not affect the player`s commitments with his club, and the rights to the image are only for Asia, specified Mint Media communique.
Undoubtedly, the connection between them is made by the agent of the player - Jorge Mendes, who is a personal friend and adviser of Lim.
Namely the rights were the basis of protracted negotiations between Real Madrid and Cristiano at the last renewal of his contract. In 2013 he signed for five more years with 'white ballet` by retaining control with over 50 percent of the rights.