Trig Social Media AB (Publ) is pleased to announce to have appointed legendary Spanish football player, Michel Salgado as ambassador for Trig Money.

The former Real Madrid and Blackburn star will act as a Brand Ambassador for the global Trig Money application that is currently being launched worldwide.

According to Phillip Cook of the online social community, “Salgado brings a significant influence in the UAE and North Africa regions and coupled with his global recognition, this will assist us immensely.”

Trig Money can also be retrieved at Trig.com. A social media platform designed as an innovative global social communications solution. Already today, more than 1000 shops are connected in 16 different countries.

Salgado, now a retired footballer, played full-back at Real Madrid and Blackburn Rovers during his professional football career. Nicknamed II Due (two in Italian), he was known for his combative tackling and attacking style of play.

During a 15-year period in Spain, the defender featured in 343 La Liga games with Celta Vigo and Real Madrid, scoring seven goals – represented the La Roja, collecting over 50 caps and appearing in one World Cup and one European Championship. He also played three seasons in England with Blackburn Rovers.

At age 40, he came out of retirement to join Kochi 5s in India’s Premier Futsal League on a three year deal, playing in the tournament alongside football legends – Paul Scholes, Deco, HernanCrespo and Ryan Giggs.

Today, Salgado is active as Director of Football for the Dubai Sports City (DSC) and its Spanish Soccer Schools (SSS). Michel is also an Ambassador for Chevrolet and Adidas for Middle East and North Africa.

He also stars in the football-focused reality show “The Victorious” as a trainer, alongside another legendary football hero, Diego Maradona who is the show’s host and Judge.

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