Two-time Ballon d’Or champion Cristiano Ronaldo joins the Swiss pioneering watch brand’s star group of sports & celebrity ambassadors


Chaux p Fonds, April 28th, 2014 -TAG Heuer, the planet leader in exclusive and-finish chronographs, is proud to announce the signing of football celebrity Cristiano Ronaldo to some lengthy-term partnership like a TAG Heuer Brand Ambassador.
Two-time Ballon d’Or champion, Real Madrid forward and Captain from the Portugal team for that coming World Cup in South america, Cristiano Ronaldo joins an illustrious roster of TAG Heuer sports stars and celebs which includes film stars Cameron Diaz, WTA tennis champion Maria Sharapova, F1 World Champion Jenson Button, World Rally Champion Sébastien Ogier and also the entire crew of 2013 America’s Cup champion Oracle Team USA. Past people have incorporated stars Kaira Pitt and Uma Thurman, golf great Tiger Forest, and also the most legendary names within the good reputation for F1, from Fernando Alonso, Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton.
“TAG Heuer is undoubtedly the very best at what it really does,” saiCristiano Ronaldo and TAG Heuerd Cristiano Ronaldo, “and continues to be in excess of 150 years. Not one other luxury brand has such strong ties towards the greatest amounts of sports. It’s incredibly glamorous yet also so unconventional, so we share the identical determination: to fully change the overall game, push the boundaries making our very own rules. It’s a great recognition to take part in this type of effective and pioneering legacy.”
“Every TAG Heuer creation remembers intense existence within the contemporary arena, with no individual signifies this more strongly than Cristiano,” stated TAG Heuer Boss Stéphane Linder. “Like TAG Heuer, Cristiano demands perfection and pushes themself harder than anybody in the domain. This is actually the very first time we enter the field of football, and it is an ideal fit to achieve that with Cristiano, opening a brand new trend and a different way to interact with this fans. Sports belongs to our tradition because we share exactly the same values: self motivation and discipline, pushing one’s limit, never quitting. We’ve experienced the sports world since signing on as official chronograph from the 1920 Olympics. We began timing ski occasions in 1928, F1 and regatta racing within the seventies. Adding football alongside our historical connect to motorsports, particularly with its # 1 icon and many effective player, can be quite exciting.”
Born around the island of Madeira in 1985, Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro (named Cristiano Ronaldo or CR7) first performed appropriately in the native Portugal before joining Manchester U . s . in 2003, where he obtained greater than 100 goals in 6 years. He grew to become probably the most costly footballer ever as he gone to live in the exclusive club of Real Madrid in ’09, and the current contract makes him the greatest-compensated player on the planet. Portugal’s top goal scorer ever and also the first top European league player to achieve 40 goals in one season in 2 consecutive years, he obtained an impressive 69 goals in 59 looks in 2013, and it was thus granted his second Ballon d’or in The month of january 2014. Several time champion of National Titles and Cups in Portugal, England and The country, champion from the Champions League in 2008, without doubt Ronaldo continuously break records within the coming several weeks and years, because he pushes his play to new levels.