Anirudh Thapa – Endorsements | Sponsors | Notable Honours

Anirudh Thapa – Endorsements | Sponsors | Notable Honours

April 20, 2023

The following article contains information regarding Indian professional footballer Anirudh Thapa, his brand endorsement and sponsorship deals, and notable honours.

  • Date of Birth: 15 January 1998
  • Place of Birth: Dehradun, India
  • Nationality: Indian
  • Current club: Chennaiyin FC | League: Hero Indian Super League (ISL)
  • First senior club appearance for: Chennaiyin FC (2016)
  • First professional appearance (internationally):  Against Myanmar in a 2019 AFC Asian Cup Qualification Group A match in 2016 

Also read: Sunil Chhetri – Endorsements | Sponsors | Notable Honours


Optimum Nutrition 

Optimum Nutrition is an American nutrition supplement manufacturing company. In 2021, it announced the signing of Anirudh Thapa as a brand ambassador on a multi-year deal. As per the deal, Thapa works closely with the brand to promote its products in Indian markets. 

Apollo Tyres 

Apollo Tyres is an Indian multinational tyre manufacturing company headquartered in Gurugram, Haryana. One of the principal sponsors of ISL club Chennaiyin FC, Apollo Tyres also has in place a multi-year brand endorsement agreement with their star midfielder Anirudh Thapa.


Sony India

In June 2021, Sony Networks, an Indian media conglomerate owned by Sony Pictures, roped in Thapa during UEFA EURO 2020 for a collaboration post on its social media handles. 

Nutmeg Fantasy 

Nutmeg Fantasy is an online fantasy sports platform. Launched in June 2021, the platform had Thapa on board as a brand ambassador to promote the launch of its Android app. 

Blackberrys Menswear 

Blackberrys is an Indian clothing brand owned by Mohan Clothing Co Pvt Ltd. In October 2020, Thapa announced his association with the Delhi-based clothing brand via his Instagram handle. 


American multinational sportswear and apparel company Nike roped in Thapa as a brand ambassador in June 2020. However, given the financial instability caused by COVID-19 worldwide, the company had to cut ties with Thapa in December 2020. 

Star Sports

Star Sports is a group of south Asian pay television sports channels owned by Disney Star, a subsidiary of the Walt Disney Company India. Ahead of the 2019 Hero Indian Women’s League, Star roped in Thapa for a collaboration deal to increase awareness and viewership of women’s football. 


With India senior men’s national team

  • SAFF Championship: 2021 
  • Tri-Nation Series: 2017, 2023 
  • Intercontinental Cup: 2018 

With Chennaiyin FC

  • Indian Super League: 2017-18 


  • AIFF Men’s Emerging Footballer of the Year: 2017-18, 2019-20 

Rahul Saha

An engineer taking the road less taken. I love writing, live and breathe football, and am always up for a tactical conversation.

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