Full Name – Raheem Shaquille Sterling
Age – 26 (8 December 1994)
Place of Birth – Kingston, Jamaica
Nationality – English
Salary as Player – £300,000 per week
First professional appearance (domestically) – 24 March 2012 for Liverpool in a Premier League match against Wigan Athletic. (Result – Liverpool 1 – 2 Wigan)
First professional appearance (internationally) – 14 November 2012 for England’s senior team in an international friendly match against Sweden. (Result – Sweden 4 – 2 England)
Clarks – Headquartered in Street, Somerset, the British shoe manufacturer and retailer has a sponsorship deal with Sterling since August 2020. The two have collaborated over a limited-edition range of Wallabee Silhouette shoes to celebrate the forward’s Jamaican roots.
Lucozade Sport – The British sports beverage brand roped Sterling in as an ambassador in September 2020 to launch its Cherry Kick flavour. The deal entailed social media marketing and engagement activities.
Gillette – Sterling was announced as an ambassador for the Proctor & Gamble-owned personal care products brand in October 2019.
H&M – Sterling has been a model for Swedish clothing-retail company H&M since February 2020.
Nike – The American sportswear giant was Sterling’s sponsor from 2012 to 2020. Since the start of the 2020-21 season, however, Sterling has been without a sports equipment sponsorship deal and has been playing with blacked-out boots. Puma, Adidas, and Air Jordan are reportedly in for his signature.
Vita De Lusso – Sterling promoted Vita De Lusso’s headwear back in 2015.
Electronic Arts (EA) – Sterling’s connection with EA goes beyond FIFA as the Englishman was part of the promotional campaign for The Sims 4 – EA’s flagship life simulator – back in September 2014.
Pepsi – Raheem Sterling was signed by Pepsi in September 2019 to feature in an ad alongside Paul Pogba, Leo Messi, and Mo Salah.
With Manchester City –
- Premier League – 2017–18, 2018–19, 2020–21
- FA Cup – 2018–19
- Football League Cup – 2015–16, 2018–19, 2019–20, 2020–21
- FA Community Shield – 2019
- Golden Boy – 2014
(Source – Wikipedia)
NOTABLE CHARITY WORK AND ACTIVISM
- Sterling has been a vocal advocate in the fight against racism for a number of years, having suffered from targeted abuse by the paparazzi early in his life.
- In October 2020, Sterling announced he’d be setting up a charity to help underprivileged kids.