LONDON and MADRID– XTrade, a global leader in online CFD trading, announced today that it has appointed four-time Golden Boot winner football star Cristiano Ronaldo as its official ambassador.
Given Ronaldo’s substantial social media profile – as the first athlete to reach over 200 million social media followers across Facebook, Twitter and Instagram – this strategic partnership aims to promote XTrade’s brand and expand its reach in the football industry.
Mark Leigh, Head of Operations at XTrade noted: “We are very excited to have Cristiano Ronaldo as our partner. We recognise strong similarities between us, as we both strive to be the number one performers in our fields. This partnership signifies an opportunity to support one of the world’s most exciting talents while promoting our market-leading and innovative online CFD trading products globally, increasing our international presence.”
Cristiano Ronaldo said: “To be the best, you need the best. That is why I have chosen to partner with XTrade, one of the world’s leading digital trading platforms. And there is no easy way to become the world’s best. The only way is through perseverance, practice, and more practice – until perfection.”
XTrade will use the partnership to raise global awareness of its online CFD trading services and increase mainstream use of its trading platform, available across all devices and including its award-winning trading app (Android, iOS and Windows). With hundreds of thousands of downloads, the user-friendly XTrade App has a 4.2 rating in Google Play and similar ratings in the iOS Apps Store.
XTrade’s customer-orientated business model promotes educating users before they invest via its online education center and demo trading accounts. The platform’s best-of-breed interface allows traders a complete at-a-glance management of their investment experience, using powerful analysis tools, charts and alerts by industry-leading news aggregators like Reuters and Trading Central. XTrade span’s five continents and services traders in over 140 countries. The trading platform is available in more than 38 languages, and features 1000+ financial instruments, including 100+ different currency pairs.
Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the World’s top footballers, having been voted four-time winner of the FIFA Balloon d’Or award. The Portuguese forward’s career has included scoring over 500 goals, and winning three Premier Leagues, one FA Cups, two Community Shields, two Carling Cups, one La Liga, two Copa Del Reys, one Supercopa de España, two UEFA Champions Leagues, one UEFA Super Cup and two FIFA Club World Cups.
Polaris Sports Limited said: “Polaris is truly honored to present this partnership with the world’s leading digital trading platform, XTrade. The Focus is always to have Ronaldo associated with the best global brands, and XTrade is a great example of it.”
Christina Teo, CEO of CATPITAL said: “As the manager of the image rights of Cristiano Ronaldo owned by Mint Media, a company belonging to Singapore billionaire Mr. Peter Lim, we are absolutely delighted to have partnered with XTrade to bring this product to Ronaldo’s fans globally. Not only is football a sport that transcends cultures and social status, combined with Cristiano Ronaldo’s influences and standing as a world class footballer, we are confident of bringing XTrade’s exposure to a higher level.”
XTrade is a corporate group with a globally-available digital trading platform. The Group was founded in 2009 and enables trade in digital shares, forex, indices and commodities. The XTrade CFD platform is a recognized innovative international provider in more than 38 languages.
Headquartered in Cyprus, XTrade has over 1000 employees in its 21 offices worldwide providing a fully regulated service with 24/6 multilingual customer care.
The XTradeonline trading platform provides a friendly, intuitive and seamless trading experience for investors and offers a wide variety of financial assets to trade:
- Indices – Trade stock indices from around the globe, including the S&P500 and DJ30.
- Commodities – Gold, Crude Oil & a variety of energies, metals & agricultural assets
- Stocks – Trade shares in the top global companies and all the biggest IPOs
- Forex – More than 100 currency pairs
CATPITAL Private Limited is a Singapore-based investment holding company that invests private money globally. It also provides consulting and management services to a select group of investors and family offices, including the management of image rights of Cristiano Ronaldo owned by Mint Media Limited, a company belonging to Singapore billionaire Mr. Peter Lim. Its primary focus is in the healthcare, sports, media and entertainment sectors.
CATPITAL Private Limited
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