888 Poker, the world's second largest poker site according to Pokerscout, has just made an astonishing announcement, as they presented Premier League Player of the Year, Luis Suarez, as their global ambassador.
While they are not the first site in the world to have a sports star as an ambassador, they have without a doubt brought one of the biggest sports names in the world in their stables. Pokerstars have done similar things in the past with Bjorn Borg in their stables and recently with Rafael Nadal as well.
Luis Suarez players as a striker in the English football club Liverpool, where he has been one of the keys to their great season, finishing second in the premier league. He scored a massive 31 goals for Liverpool and became the topscorer in Premier League this season. But besides being a good footballer, he is also a big poker enthusiast.
If you are still unaware of who Luis Suarez is, then you will have the chance to get to know him better in a month's time during the World Cup in Brasil or by watching the press meeting in the YouTube video below. The press meeting starts at around the 47 minute mark.