Around 38 percent of Germans would consider switching from FIFA sponsors such as Adidas and Coca-Cola to alternative brands due to the corruption scandal engulfing soccer`s governing body, a survey published on Wednesday said.
FIFA`s veteran president Sepp Blatter faced angry demands to resign after US indictments and arrests of top lieutenants engulfed the football supremo in crisis heading into an annual congress Thursday.
German sportswear company Adidas hopes to increase sales and profitability at a faster rate in the next five years by focusing its marketing on six global cities, selling more direct to customers and expanding product customisation.
Retired English footballer David Beckham earned 50.8 million pounds last year, after multiple endorsement deals with brands like H&M and Adidas. It's reportedly more than what he used to earn when he played for his country.