Brazilian Soccer Star Loses Nike Deal

Brazilian soccer player Neymar has lost his deal with Nike following his refusal to cooperate with a sexual assault investigation. According to this CNN Business article by Rob McLean, the athletic powerhouse ended their professional relationship with Neymar a year ago.

According to the article, Nike and Neymar’s publicists have both made statements on the matter. Nike stated that their investigation did not supply them with sufficient evidence, but also that Neymar would not cooperate with the investigation. Neymar’s people have stated that this is not the reason for the split and that the allegations are false.

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