Yuvraj named Laureus ambassador

Mercedes-Benz and Laureus Sport For Good named Yuvraj Singh as their first brand ambassador in India.

Yuvraj Singh becomes Laureus' first Indian ambassador and joins a host of cricket legends in the Laureus Family, including Indian Academy Members Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid and Kapil Dev.   -  R.V. Moorthy

Yuvraj Singh played a bit of football and a bit of netball at the Cooperage football ground on Wednesday with trainees of NGOs Slum Soccer and Naz Foundation. Soon after, Mercedes-Benz and Laureus Sport For Good named him as their first brand ambassador in India.

The global auto manufacturer said that they appointed the Indian cricketer to " to bring the change and uplift the society through the power of sports.’’

Extending its supppot for the Laureus Sport for Good programme for the second year, the German car maker said that it will fund activities of two new NGOs (Naz Foundation and Slum Soccer) and continue to support Oscar Foundation and YUWA.

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