International Cricketer Uploads Pictures Of Old Shoes, Pleading For Sponsorship !! PUMA Replied

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Emotional post of Zimbabwe’s 27 year old batsman Ryal Burl seeking sponsorship for his national team, received immense support from the social media and even walked away with a sponsorship deal within the hours of uploading the tweet which garnered 30k plus likes and thousands of reactions in no time. The team has been facing a downward spiral for some time now due to financial constraints and poor on-field performances.

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Tagging a sports manufacturer on his post, Ryan Burl wrote “Any chance we can get a sponsor so we don’t have to glue our shoes back after every series” in his tweet by adding a picture of his worn-out shoes with a tube of glue tube, Check out his post below :

Many people got emotionally moved on seeing this post of Ryan. “surely these pathetic situations, this inequality of capital distribution is going to ruin the scope and popularity of the cricket. @ICC is equally responsible for these situations.” a social media user wrote whereas another one said “As a cricket lover this is heart breaking to see. I mean as a cricket fraternity Boards like BCCI ,CA and ECB should support them because they have potential to make cricket great. Also good on Pakistan to tour Zimbabwe because it helps them financially.”

Check out some of the reactions below :

PUMA, popular sportswear giant noticed the tweet of Ryan and assured that they are ready to help him out by replying “Time to put the glue away, I got you covered”

PUMA also added the pictures of the brand new shoes they have shipped for Ryan and his teammates.

“I am so proud to announce that I’ll be joining the @pumacricket team. This is all due to the help and support from the fans over the last 24 hours. I couldn’t be more grateful to you all. Thanks so much @PUMA” Ryan tweeted an hour after the tweet of PUMA.

Many Indian cricketers lauded the gesture of PUMA by posting tweets.

Ryan Burl has scored 660 runs by playing three tests, 18 ODIs and 25 T20s. The batting all rounder who appears as a middle order batsman and bowls leg spin, has made his debut in the year 2017.

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