Tuesday, October 27, 2020
  • Players Speak
  • Coach’s Corner
  • Forgotten Heroes
  • Para Sports
  • From The Grassroots
  • Sports Market
  • Videos
Home Cricket Rohit Sharma becomes new La Liga brand ambassador

Rohit Sharma becomes new La Liga brand ambassador

India's fiery opening batsman and vice-captain, Rohit Sharma becomes the new India brand ambassador of Spain's top-division football league, La Liga, on Thursday.

India’s fiery opening batsman and vice-captain, Rohit Sharma becomes the new India brand ambassador of Spain’s top-division football league, La Liga, on Thursday.

La Liga’s official Facebook page confirmed the news posting Rohit’s photograph holding a bat and the ball used to play in La Liga alongside the trophy. On Wednesday, Rohit Sharma, who is himself a Real Madrid fab, became the fastest batsman and the first Indian to hit 400 sixes in international cricket. He achieved the landmark in his 354th international match across formats during the third T20I in Mumbai on Sunday.

The Campeonato Nacional de Liga de Primera División, commonly known as La Liga (La Liga Santander for sponsorship reasons with Santander), is the men’s top professional football division of the Spanish football league system. Administered by the Liga Nacional de Fútbol Profesional (English: National Professional Football League), also known as the Liga de Fútbol Profesional (LFP), La Liga is contested by 20 teams, with the three lowest-placed teams at the end of each season relegated to the Segunda División and replaced by the top three teams in that division.

La Liga's post on Facebook
La Liga’s post on Facebook

The Campeonato Nacional de Liga de Primera División, commonly known as La Liga (La Liga Santander for sponsorship reasons with Santander), is the men’s top professional football division of the Spanish football league system. Administered by the Liga Nacional de Fútbol Profesional (English: National Professional Football League), also known as the Liga de Fútbol Profesional (LFP), La Liga is contested by 20 teams, with the three lowest-placed teams at the end of each season relegated to the Segunda División and replaced by the top three teams in that division.

Also Read: On World Football Day, PUMA signs Sunil Chhetri as brand ambassador

La Liga is one of the most popular professional sports leagues in the world, with an average attendance of 26,933 for league matches in the 2018–19 season. The La Liga hosts one of the biggest matches of the world which is the El Clasico, between the famous Barcelona FC and Real Madrid. This is the sixth-highest of any domestic professional sports league in the world and the third-highest of any professional association football league in the world, behind the Bundesliga and the Premier League.

175,530FansLike
13,682FollowersFollow
8,060FollowersFollow

Hardik Pandya becomes first Indian cricketer to take a knee in support of “Black Lives Matter” movement

Hardik Pandya
Mumbai Indians all-rounder Hardik Pandya has become the first player in the ongoing Indian Premier League to take a knee in support of the 'Black Lives Matter' movement. Pandya's gesture came during the game against Rajasthan Royals here on Sunday. The all-rounder smashed 60 run...