Super Eagles winger, Samuel Chukwueze, has signed with Jay-Z’s sports management label Roc Nations Sports.
Chukwueze has become one of the most popular Nigerian players, following his breakout season with Villarreal and his displays at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.
The 20-year-old has been signed to Roc Nations Sports, the sports management division of Roc Nation, which was founded by hip-hop legend Jay Z in 2013.
“A ground-breaking new partner along with one of Africa’s brightest young football stars. We’re thrilled to welcome #10Manage & @chukwueze_8 to the ⚽️ family! #RocFam,” Roc Nation Sports announced on Twitter.
The Villarreal forward has joined Roc Nation Sports, a subsidiary of Jay-Z’s Roc Nation – an entertainment company.
Chukwueze joins Manchester United duo Romelu Lukaku and Eric Bailly, Borussia Dortmund’s Axel Witsel and Bayern Munich defender Jerome Boateng in the list of football stars associated with the brand.
Aside from football, Roc Nation sports houses stars in baseball, athletics, basketball, American football and boxing.
Chukwueze is currently on an extended holiday and yet to join his Villarreal teammates for pre-season training after his recent international commitments.
He will be hoping to be back in Javier Calleja’s team ahead of their league opener against Granada on August 17.