Betfair, the world’s biggest betting community, has donated £26,000 to the Manchester United Foundation after Wayne Rooney enjoyed his most prolific goal-scoring season for the club. To mark the betting exchange’s three year partnership with Manchester United, the 24-year-old went head-to-head with his United team-mates, Michael Owen and Dimitar Berbatov, in the Betfair Goal Challenge.
6/8/2010 Real Madrid midfielder Kaka will grace the cover of FIFA 11, the world’s most popular sports video game, and star in international advertising campaign… Publisher Electronic Arts says success of FIFA 10 and South Africa World Cup has boosted revenues.
26/4/2010 World Football Insider rounds up the 10 things you need to know about the global football business today.
11/3/2010 England and Manchester United star Wayne Rooney greets the arrival of the World Cup trophy on English soil; Coca-Cola executive says that the trophy’s 83-country tour is about sharing the “magic” of the World Cup. WFI’s James Corbett reports on the scene in London.