PokerStars sign Juan Sebastian Veron

PokerStars sign Juan Sebastian Veron

Tuesday, 29 June 2010

Argentine pirate lookalike come footballer Juan Sebastian Veron has signed a deal with online giants PokerStars. The former Manchester United and Chelsea midfielder will act as a brand ambassador for PokerStars and will promote their Latin American Poker Tour events.

"It is truly a pleasure for us to have Verón as an Ambassador for", said Sarne Lightman, PokerStars Marketing Director Latin America. "His sporting and competitive spirit embodies the values of our brand and we feel very proud that this great soccer player decided to represent the number one poker site in the world."

Given the impressive way that Diego Maradona's men have been performing in South Africa Veron could be the first of many Argentine's looking for such a deal.

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