Published on : Saturday, November 11, 2017
This is due to a contract signed between Tourism Malaysia and Mediapro, the Asian representative for the popular footballer.
Tourism Malaysia said that this partnership is expected to drive interest for Malaysia as a tourist destination, depending on the football player’s popularity around the world.
Malaysia Tourism and Culture Minister Mohamed Nazri Aziz said that Suarez has “proven to be not only among the world’s top-ranking footballers but also a respected community leader”.
He added, “As a hero to millennials, Suarez is an inspiration to many and we hope that this title and acknowledgement will shine the limelight on Malaysia as a tropical holiday destination that appeals to the millennial spirit for travel and adventure.”
Suarez on his part said that it was an honour and privilege to work with Malaysia, which he called a “culturally diverse country with beautiful beaches and world-class resorts fit for all ages”. The footballer added, “I am incredibly thrilled and looking forward to embark on this journey to introduce this exotic country to the world, especially its rich culture and heritage to all my fans and make them fans of Malaysia.”
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