Never in your dreams, you might have wondered as Sports fanatics that Javelin Sport will become famous in our country and the major credit for that change should be given to Neeraj Chopra.
Who clinched the gold medal in recently concluded Tokyo 2020 and became the first athlete from India who won the medal in athletics in Indian Olympic history till date.
His life has changed round the corner post-Olympics apart from cash rewards and Institute has been named after him in Pune but one major change which he was expecting but not at this pace of becoming second most marketable athlete after Virat Kohli.
With his popularity rising by the minute, JSW Sports athlete Neeraj Chopra is the poster boy of Indian sport at the moment, and his stocks in the brand market have skyrocketed.
— JSW Sports (@jswsports) September 7, 2021
According to the latest media report, his brand endorsement fees has been increased 10 times as previously he used to take 15-25 Lakhs for every endorsement before the Olympics but after his heroic, in the biggest sporting event in the world the new brand endorsement deals he has signed is 10 times more than his prior money.
Many experts have shared their opinion that Neeraj Chopra brand endorsement fees rise is the most that we have witnessed in any other athlete.
Neeraj is expected to charge Rs 2.5 crore for each endorsement and the only person he is trailing behind is Virat Kohli who charges Rs 5 crore for every endorsement.
As reported by Economic times, JSW Sports who manages Neeraj Chopra is in talks with five or six deals, and the brands that have contacted Chopra belong to luxury auto and apparel brands which will be finalized in the next few weeks.
Chopra’s current follower at Instagram post-Olympics is more than 4 million and on microblogging sites, Twitter is more than 6 Lakh.
India has done exceptionally well in the recently concluded Olympics and Paralympics where they have won 7 and 19 medals respectively in one of the biggest sporting events in the world and it is just a start for India’s sporting glory with years to come medal count will certainly increase.