Tag Archives: Wayne Rooney

Coke and Pepsi, a tale of two English footballers

Coca-Cola became badly unstuck over its deal with Manchester United football star Wayne Rooney when his extra-curricular activities ‘forced’ the company to drop him as the face of Coke Zero. Arch-rival Pepsico meanwhile is profiting mightily from one of his ...

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Coke confirms end to Rooney deal after camera confrontation

In fact it’s like placing flowers by the headstone of this particular affair as ever-controversial footballer Wayne Rooney’s marketing deal with Coca-Cola has been toast since he was revealed consorting with ladies of the night during wife Coleen’s pregnancy last ...

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Did Wayne Rooney rumpus play a part in £35m Coke Zero exit to Ogilvy Paris?

Coca-Cola executives in Atlanta were none too amused when England footballer Wayne Rooney, the star of its Coca-Cola Zero advertising in the UK, was revealed enjoying the attention of Manchester hookers when wife Colleen was pregnant. An almighty row ensued ...

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Man U stars take to large puddle of vodka for JWT Sydney Smirnoff ad

Well it could be vodka or maybe it’s water but the ad, starring Ryan Giggs, Rio Ferdinand and Ji-sun Park (it’s aimed at Asia) is definitely for Smirnoff vodka. Opinions will vary as to whether this is a load of ...

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Tiger Woods’ indiscretions cost Nike 105,000 balls – but it could have been worse says US business school

Academics at the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University have estimated that the revelations of ace golfer Tiger Woods’ many infidelities cost Nike, his main sponsor, the loss of 105,000 golf ball sales. But it could have been ...

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