Basketball club NBA “Cleveland Cavaliers” LeBron James signed a lifetime sponsorship contract with the manufacturer of sports shoes and apparel company Nike, according to which will receive more than $ 500 million.
According to CBS, every year Nike will pay the striker around 30 million. Instead, American basketball player until the end of life will remain the face of this company.
This is the largest contract with the athlete in 44-year history of the world famous manufacturer and the first lifetime sponsorship contract.
James, who at the end of December will mark the 31st year, is a two-time Olympic champion, two-time NBA champion. Four times he was recognized as the most valuable player of the season and two playoff finals.
Nike and LeBron have been working together for 12 years. During this time the company has developed 13 models of the personalized shoes of a basketball player. Its sales reach $ 400 million.