Goodbye Adidas - Jozy Altidore Signs Long-Term Puma Deal

Toronto FC and United States national team striker Jozy Altidore becomes the face of Puma soccer in North America, signing a new long-term deal with the sports brand. Altidore had been sponsored by Adidas for several years.

Jozy Altidore Leaves Adidas For Puma

Jozy Altidore had been sponsored by Adidas for several years.

Altidore laced up Puma's Future boots in the MLS play-offs against Columbus Crew, scoring yesterday night's only goal. Altidore already switched to Puma One football boots some weeks ago, while he previously oped for blackout Adidas Copa Mundial. He was face of the Adidas F50 Adizero when sponsored by Adidas.

An official Puma statement read, "Puma announces today it has signed a long-term contract with soccer player, Jozy Altidore. Altidore will be the face of North American soccer for Puma and will be featured in campaigns and marketing initiatives for soccer footwear and other soccer inspired products.

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"Altidore is one of the most recognized players in the history of the U.S. national team. His speed, touch and overall power on field makes him a great brand fit and Forever Faster ambassador."

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