With all the money in the world, there’s little point in trying to predict who will be the next big star in the new sports industry.
However, according to the industry experts, there are three players who have a real shot at grabbing the attention of big sports organisations and becoming stars.
The Three Stars: The Three-Star is an established sportswear company based in London.
Its founder, James Crouch, is a former footballer who has played for Arsenal, Chelsea and Liverpool.
He has worked with some of the biggest brands in sport including Adidas, Nike, Under Armour and Marca.
The Two-Star: This is a brand which has been around since the early 90s and has an international following.
It’s owned by the American firm American Eagle and is the largest and most prestigious clothing company in the United States.
It also makes men’s footwear, and women’s clothing, for the top brands such as Calvin Klein, Calvin Klein Sportswear and Gucci.
The One-Star/Two-Star Player: This sportswears brand is based in France and has been in business for about 20 years.
Its owners have been working in the sports industry for over 50 years and have been very successful in the field of sportswearing, with brands such ASICS and Adidas having the biggest followings in France.
They have also built up their own sports brands in the UK, the US and Germany.
All three have established a presence in the sportswatch industry, and have worked with the likes of Manchester United, Arsenal and Chelsea.
James Crouch is the first to be revealed to be the new One-star.
2/6 Nicknamed ‘The Hulk’, Crouch is a three-time English Premier League footballer, who also played for West Ham United.
He won the Golden Boot award with a hat-trick in the 2002-03 season, and was voted the best footballer of his generation in 2007.
3/6 He’s the big name, but has been linked to several other sports.
The German magazine Kicker named him one of the five most influential sportspeople in the future.
He is also a former coach for the German national team and is considered one of Germany’s top coaches.
He also worked at Liverpool, who he joined as a player in 2006.
He became manager of the Bundesliga side in 2015.
4/6 A huge talent, Crouch has also worked with Barcelona and Bayern Munich.
He was at the helm of the Bayern Munich and Barcelona sides from 2011-15, and he has been instrumental in the club’s transformation.
5/6 In his first season in charge of the Barcelona, Crouches first team side, they went from champions in his first year to fourth in his second.
He left the club to become manager of Bundesliga side Hamburg in 2016, and in the summer of 2017 he was promoted to the top job at Bayern.
He took charge of his side to fourth place in the Bundesliga and in 2019 they went on to win the Champions League.
6/6 Crouch took charge at Bayern in the Champions league final of 2019.
His side went on a run of success from the Champions to the German Cup final.
The result of the game was the second time a team had reached the finals in three different countries in the space of two seasons.
1/6 His nickname is the Hulk, which is also used for his nickname as well.
He’s one of two players in the history of football to score five Premier League goals in the same season. 2