Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford has trademarked his title in the US after teaming up with rapper Jay-Z.
Rashford has starred at the pitch this season, scoring 22 targets and posting 11 assists in all competitions as United goal a top-four spot and a trophy double.
And the 22-year-old is plotting for equivalent good fortune clear of soccer along with his newest transfer, which might permit him to make thousands and thousands through advertising a wide variety of goods.
England ace Rashford has filed respectable paperwork in the USA, which might see his title used on all types of items from deodorants and aftershave to sports activities equipment and pc video games.
Jay-Z signed the footballer to his Roc Nation control corporate closing month, and the pair seem to have been fast to get the ball rolling on plans to make Rashford an international celebrity.
Rashford’s utility to the USA Patent and Trademark Office has been approved and can be printed in America’s Trademark Official Gazette on Tuesday prior to being licensed, in step with The Sun.
“This is a brilliant transfer,” a source was quoted saying by the publication.
“It protects his image rights in the US and shows that Jay-Z is keen to make the American audience more aware of Marcus as a sportsman and a socially aware role model.”
United star Rashford drew high praise after his recent campaign persuaded a Government U-turn to provide meals to disadvantaged children throughout the summer.
President of Roc Nation Sports International, Michael Yormark, praised Rashford for being a “shining example” of embodying the company’s center of attention of “protecting and defending those that can’t protect and defend themselves”.
He added: “Companies today want to align with people that are passionate about community, that want to take a stand against injustice, and so we encourage all of our clients to be aggressive in this space.”
Anyone with an objection to Rashford’s utility to trademark his title has 30 days to resort a criticism.
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