Football super-agent Mendes moves into cycling with Almeida and Guerreiro deal

LAGHI DI CANCANO ITALY OCTOBER 22 Start Joao Almeida of Portugal and Team Deceuninck QuickStep Pink Leader Jersey Ruben Guerreiro of Portugal and Team EF Pro Cycling Blue Mountain Jersey during the 103rd Giro dItalia 2020 Stage 18 a 207km stage from Pinzolo to Laghi di Cancano Parco Nazionale dello Stelvio 1945m girodiitalia Giro on October 22 2020 in Laghi di Cancano Italy Photo by Tim de WaeleGetty Images
Almeida and Guerreiro at the start of stage 18 of the 2020 Giro d'Italia (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

Football super-agent Jorge Mendes has made a foray into the world of cycling with his sports marketing company Polaris Sports partnering with João Correia's Corso Sports.

The deal means that Portuguese riders João Almeida (Deceuninck-QuickStep) and Rubén Guerreiro (EF Education-Nippo) will be promoted by Polaris.

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