“Adidas” suspends its partnership with the Russian Football Federation

“Adidas” for sports products suspended its partnership with the Russian Football Federation on the ground of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, a spokesman for the German company announced Tuesday.

“Adidas has decided to stop its partnership with the Russian Football Federation with immediate effect,” the spokesman said, noting that the German company achieved 2.9 percent of its turnover in 2020 in the regions of Russia, Ukraine.

The German company has been in partnership for several years with the Russian Federation and has joined the International and European leagues in imposing sanctions on Russia after its invasion of Ukraine.

FIFA and UEFA have banned Russian national teams and clubs from participating in any of their competitions.

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