The american sportsgigant Nike dropping its sponsorship of the voldtægtsanklagede NFL star Antonio Brown.
said the company Thursday in a news release, according to news agency Reuters.
- Antonio Brown is not a Nike athlete, says in the press release.
- We speak no further on the details in connection with our sportsmarkedsføring.
Nike has not, therefore, the answer as to why the sponsorship is completed.
Antonio Brown has been accused of rape by his former personal trainer, Britney Taylor.
Brown has denied himself guilty of all the charges. He believes that the two have had sex with consent.
Neither Brown or the Patriots have responded to Reuters' inquiry.
You can still buy a New England Patriots jersey with Antonio Brown's name on the NFL's european website. Nike appears storsponsor on the Patriots' jerseys.
for Reuters has Nike not the answer to what they do with the jerseys that are still for sale on various websites.
Nike also introduced a Antonio Brown shoe with the name 'Nike Tech Trainer Antonio Brown' in February. Thursday morning it was no longer possible to buy the shoes in Nike's u.s. website, writes the newspaper the Boston Globe.