Score one for PartyPoker.com. They have just recently announced the signing of Francesco Totti, the great Italian soccer legend, to a contract. He will represent PartyPokers brand and be their ambassador to the public. He will also play exclusively at PartyPoker.com’s virtual poker tables.
Francesco Totti stated: “I have faced many challenges in my career and I always apply myself with skill, intelligence, loyalty and passion. You need all these abilities for poker and it is also a game that excites me and is a lot of fun”. He stated he is very grateful to PartyPoker for the opportunity to combine his love for sport and the challenge of poker. “The qualities you need to become a good poker player are very close to those of a sport.” stated Totti.
Totti will be appearing in print advertisements and also on television in the European and Italian markets. PartyPoker is celebrating it’s signing of the great star by offering it’s Italian customers only, special introductory bonuses starting February 25th. These include a special “Totti 10 welcome bonus and Totti freerolls for new customers.”
A PartyPoker spokesman stated that: “We expect Totti to become the most capped player and number one goal scorer in our history. He is one of the greatest football players of his generation…. He is a huge signing.”