Mahendra Singh Dhoni, captain of Indian cricket team becomes the highest paid cricketer ever, after signing a $44 million deal with Rhiti Sports Management and Advertising Agency.
Sanjay Pandey, general manager for Rhiti sports said, “We have entered into a two-year contract with Dhoni for 2 billion rupees. We have signed the contract a week back. We will be handling Dhoni’s endorsements”.
The Indian skipper endorses for brands like, PepsiCo, Reebok, Aircel and Godrej. All in all he is a brand ambassador for 22 brands.
The endorsements of R.P. Singh and Harbhajan Singh are also taken care of by Rhiti Sports Management and Advertising Agency.
The deal overtook $40 million contract of Sachin Tendulkar with Iconix Sports Management Company.