PokerStars adds Cristiano Ronaldo to the MixPokerStars is constantly adding new poker pros to the mix, offering their members the opportunity to take part in tournament gaming with sports stars, poker pros and celebrities. PokerStars stays current by signing such players to bring in new members as well as keep players coming back to participate in special events and promotions.
PokerStars just recently announced that they have signed a new sports star to their Team PokerStars Sport option. Cristiano Ronaldo is a football player from Portugal who will now be a sponsored poker pro at PokerStars.
The player, part of the Real Madrid squad, will join several other players who moved from sports to the game of poker. Rafael Nadal and Fatima Moreira de Melo are also members of PokerStars Sports team. PokerStars plans on celebrating the signing of Ronaldo by offering a special event in the near future featuring the poker star.
Ronaldo will be playing online under the username C. Ronaldo and is happy to be taking part in PokerStars game play. The pro is happy to have partnered with the top site as a sponsored pro. Ronaldo pointed out that as a sports player he wants to stay ahead of the curve as an athlete and he can respect the efforts of PokerStars as they stay ahead of the competition.
The 30 year old will be using his status as a sports star to promote PokerStars in several events including online and live game play. Ronaldo will also be taking part in advertising campaigns for PokerStars. The pro is known for his speed on the field having played 119 times at for his national team. He has took part in FIFA three times and is the second player to sign with PokerStars after Neymar was added to the sports pro team earlier this month.
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