Super Eagles teenage sensation, Samuel Chukwueze has become the latest member of music mogul Shawn “JAY-Z” Carter’s sports management group, ROC Nation Sports.
Roc Nation, who will be managing the Villarreal winger’s marketing and endorsement deals, made the announcement on its social page on Thursday. “A ground-breaking new partner along with one of Africa’s brightest young football stars. We’re thrilled to welcome #10Manage & @chukwueze_8 to the️ family! #RocFam, “A rising football star for @VillarrealCF & @NGSuperEagles ️ @chukwueze_8 is destined for greatness. #RocFam,” Roc Nation wrote. Belgium and Borussia Dortmund midfielder Axel Witsel also congratulated
Chukwueze, tweeting: Welcome to the #RocFam @chukwueze_8 @RocNationSports. Chukwueze joins Witsel, Manchester City’s Kevin De Bruyne, Romelu Lukaku of Manchester United and Bayern Munich’s Jerome Boateng to be managed by Roc Nation, which focuses on elevating athletes’ career on a global scale both on and off the field by conceptualizing and executing marketing and endorsement deals, community outreach, charitable tie-ins, media relations and brand strategy.