The online casino and sportsbetting domain at LVBet.com has announced the signing of a deal that is to see international soccer star Douglas Costa (pictured) serve as its official brand ambassador for Brazil.
The Malta and United Kingdom-licensed site used an official Thursday press release published by GamingAmericas.com to detail that the 30-year-old footballer will now feature prominently in all of its promotional and marketing campaigns for Brazil as it seeks to further grow is presence across South America’s largest nation.
LVBet.com explained that it already had a significant footprint in the world of professional soccer prior to the alliance with Costa via its sponsorship of top-flight Polish side Wisla Krakow and stance as the official betting partner of the Vanarama National League in England. The domain moreover stated that it is registered in Malta and operates under the laws of the European Union to offer a large selection of online casino games from some of the world’s top iGaming developers as well as in-play and pre-event sportsbetting markets covering a vast range of sports including football, tennis, motor racing and basketball.
Adrian Sidowski serves as the Chief Executive Officer for LVBet.com and he used the press release to proclaim that his domain is very pleased to have inked the high-profile partnership deal with Costa and will now look to exploit the footballer’s considerable standing in Brazil ‘to help us penetrate the market.’
Born in the southern Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul in 1990, Costa began his professional footballing career with local giants Gremio at the tender age of 18 before moving abroad in 2010 to play for Ukrainian champions Shakhtar Donetsk. After five years plying his trade at the Donbass Arena and the pacey left winger was snapped up by German behemoths Bayern Munich as part of a €30 million ($35.6 million) transfer before going on to become an integral part of a side that bagged a pair of domestic championships as well as the 2016 edition of the DFB-Pokal Cup.
Now back at Bayern Munich following a trophy-laden three-year spell with Italian colossus Juventus, Costa has furthermore enjoyed success on the international stage courtesy of over 30 ‘caps’ for Brazil’s national football team. The tricky player was a member of the squad that competed at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia and has so far scored three goals for ‘The Selecao’ including a stoppage time winner against Peru as part of the opening stages of the 2015 Copa America.
Read a statement from Costa…
“I’m delighted to sign as a brand ambassador for LVBet.com as it enters the Brazilian market. It has an ambitious team with big plans and it’s my privilege to help LVBet.com by giving my views on football.”