Diego Maradona is set to join the ranks of Blueprint Gaming

Written By Janice Doughtrey

Diego Maradona has secured a licensing deal with Blueprint Gaming, the world’s leading esports organization. The agreement will see Maradona become an official ambassador for the company and help promote its brand across all platforms.

“We are excited to have Diego Maradona associated with Blueprint Gaming,” said John Betz, Chief Operating Officer of Blueprint Gaming. “His history and popularity make him a perfect ambassador for our brand and our fans.”

Under the terms of the agreement, Maradona will provide consulting services to the company, including helping to develop marketing campaigns and promoting its products and events. He will also appear as a guest judge at competitive tournaments played by Blueprint Gaming teams.

“I’m delighted to be joining forces with Blueprint Gaming,” said Maradona. “This is an amazing opportunity to support young athletes as well as promote my own brand.”

The Argentine legend will feature in a range of games.

The iconic Argentine legend, Diego Maradona, will feature in a range of games, including CS: GO and Rocket League, for the organization.

Diego Maradona licensing deal secured by Blueprint Gaming

Blueprint Gaming has secured a licensing agreement with Diego Maradona’s company, DMI Productions SRL. The deal sees the iconic footballer featured in CS: GO and Rocket League.

Both titles are currently in development by the organization, with an aim to have them released later this year.

Commenting on the deal, Blueprint Gaming CEO Pete Vlastelica said: “Diego Maradona is one of the most recognizable and globally respected athletes of all time. He is also one of our generation’s biggest gaming icons, and we are incredibly excited to have him on board as part of our portfolio.”

“Diego is one of the biggest figures in football history, and we’re excited to have him on our roster,” said Charles Fenton, Co-CEO at Blueprint Gaming. “His signing underscores our commitment to building a global brand of competitive gaming players and teams.”

Maradona joins an impressive list of athletes represented by Blueprint Gaming that includes current World Cup champions Germany, 2018 Asian Games gold medalists China, and 2017 League of Legends World Champions South Korea. The company looks forward to working with Maradona as he continues his journey.