On 26th May 2023, in Lahore, Ricardo Izecson Dos Santos Leite, best known by his stage as Kaká has been named the global brand ambassador for OPPO’s partnership with the UEFA Champions League.

Kaká is a legend in the game of football and one of the most decorated players of his period for club and country. He was the former FIFA World Player of the Year and the Ballon d’Or winner.

Kaká will go back to the Atatürk Olympic Stadium, where the Miracle of Istanbul took place in 2005, along with OPPO. Kaká’s comeback will be celebrated by OPPO along with international fans at the Istanbul UEFA Champions League final in 2023.

“We are thrilled to welcome Kaká as OPPO Global Brand Ambassador for the UEFA Champions League 2022-23 season,” said Elvis Zhou, OPPO Overseas CMO. “Partnering with a global sporting event of the caliber of the UEFA Champions League gives OPPO an unrivaled opportunity to share our mutual spirit of inspiration with audiences around the world. We believe miracles don’t just happen, they are made of expertise and perseverance. With Kaká, the witness and creator of miracles, joining the OPPO squad this year, we will be better positioned to communicate and engage with our global fans while inspiring them to enjoy, experience, and share miracle moments from their favorite football matches.” 

“OPPO’s spirit of ‘Inspiration Ahead’ is the same spirit that lies at the heart of every athlete’s ambition to achieve greatness in the face of adversity,” said Kaká. “As a big technology fan, I’m excited to have the opportunity to collaborate with a global technology leader like OPPO to further connect and inspire football fans around the world during this year’s competition, and witness more miracles together.”

OPPO Global Brand Ambassador Kaká will visit Jakarta, Indonesia on June 3rd and Beijing, China on June 6th for a series of OPPO activities.  Finally, during the 2023 UEFA Champions League final, Kaká will meet with global fans in Istanbul, Turkey at OPPO booth at the Atatürk Olympic Stadium and take some photos using OPPO Find N2 Flip and Find X6 Pro. With Kaká and the UEFA Champions League final set to return to Istanbul this summer, OPPO looks forward to enjoying the extraordinary and inspiring match and celebrating the birth of a new champion with fans around the world.

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