Samba’s Weekly Trends in LatAm and the US (27/11/20)
This week has been dominated by the news of the sad passing of a legend, if not THE legend, of the game. Diego Armando Maradona. This time has been especially prevalent for us here at Samba as we work closely with the club Maradona had the biggest impact at, Napoli. The content that has been produced has resonated around the world, and this is but just a small selection
It was a day when the football community became one in their love for arguably the best player in the history of the game. It seemed like every single organisation, club and player in the professional game paid their respects. You just have to look through the Napoli timeline to see them for yourselves https://twitter.com/sscnapoli. There have been some heartfelt and beautiful tributes paid over the last 48 hours;
And he was always one who was happy to pass on advice to future generations. Including Spurs own current legend, Harry Kane, on improving his shooting technique!
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Orlando city put on sale their goalkeeper jersey, nothing special about that you say, but this one had something a bit different about it… it had the name of their fullback, Rodrigo Schlegel, on it! The Orlando City defender had to go to the goal in the penalty shootout and miraculously helped to secure the team a place in the play-offs.
The new electric off-road SUV racing series being developed by the founder of Formula E has put together an agreement with ESPN to broadcast the races in Mexico, Argentina, Brazil and Chile. The first Extreme E race is due to start on 20th March next year and will be available on both the paid-TV network as well as free-to-air on Globo. – SportsPro Media
Neymar Jr has shut down his popular TikTok channel and taken his boots to their US rival, Triller in an exclusive deal with the social media platform. Triller has been growing steadily and sees sports as an avenue to grow its user-base, with tomorrow’s Mike Tyson Vs Roy Jones Jr a bit moment for them in this strategy. – PR Newswire