Roc Nation Sports Signs Crystal Palace’s Wilfried Zaha
November 2, 2020
Roc Nation Sports has announces signing of 27-year old Crystal Palace and Ivorian International footballer Wilfried Zaha.
The Premier League attacker is the latest addition to the agency’s growing portfolio in European football. Wilfried joins a Roc Nation Sports International family that includes the likes of Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City), Marcus Rashford (Manchester United), Romelu Lukaku (Inter Milan), Siya Kolisi and Cheslin Kolbe (Springboks). Roc Nation Sports are also the exclusive consulting partner of European footballing powerhouse AC Milan.
The recruitment of Wilfried Zaha follows the agency announcement of Alan Redmond as Head of Football. A strategic move for 360 representation agency Roc Nation Sports, Redmond joined the family with a roster of 19 players, including Tyreece John Jules, and Nathan Ferguson. The FA Licensed Agent, with an extensive network across Premier League and European Clubs, leads on strategic approach for agency on-field football representation.
On signing, Alan Redmond said, “When you look at the playing style of the best modern attacking players, it is evident that Wilfried has been playing this way since his teenage years. It’s that perfect balance between creativity, aggression, and direct attacking play. Wilfried is a player who turns draws into wins and adds enormous value. His work rate is astonishing and when you speak to players and coaches at any level, there is such a consensus of respect for Wilfried as a player and a man.”
“We are thrilled to welcome Wilfried to the Roc Nation Sports family. His on-field dedication married with his business acumen and ambition in that space, as well as his dedication to philanthropic work aligns perfectly with our company values. We look forward to helping him reach all of his on-and-off field goals and objectives in the future.” Michael Yormark, President of Roc Nation Sports International