Roc Nation Sports has strengthened its portfolio of football partners, announcing the signing of 26-year old Juventus and Italian International star Federico Bernardeschi.

The midfield maestro becomes the latest addition to the agency’s growing business portfolio in Italian football, as the company continues to expand its presence within Europe. 

Bernardeschi joins a Roc Nation Sports International family consisting of Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City), Romelu Lukaku (Inter Milan), Axel Witsel (Borussia Dortmund), Reece James (Chelsea FC), Lauren James (Manchester United), Eric Bailly (Manchester United), Dakota Watterson, Samuel Chukwueze (Villarreal) and Siya Kolisi (Springboks).

Michael Yormark, President of Roc Nation Sports International commented: “We are thrilled to welcome Federico to the Roc Nation Sports family. His dedication to philanthropic work throughout this Pandemic is a true testament to his character and aligns perfectly with our company values. We are very proud of what he has achieved during this challenging period, and we look forward to helping him reach all of his goals and objectives in the future.”

Bernardeschi joined Italian football’s Old Lady from Fiorentina, where he was touted as one of Europe’s most exciting prospects, he has since gone on to become a key part of an iconic side in Turin, winning two Scudettos and one Coppa Italia. 

He also cemented a place in the Italian national side, as the nation continues its new era on the international stage, under decorated manager Roberto Mancini.