The above model agreement is an excerpt from a manuscript to be published in 2013: Lopiano, D.A. and Zotos, C. (Publication 2013) The Athletics Director`s Desk Reference. Champaign, IL: Human kinematics. Do not use without verification by your institutional legal counsel. The fourth element of a treaty is that it must be established for a legitimate purpose. The courts will not enforce treaties that are illegal or contrary to public order. These contracts are considered invalid. For example, a gambling contract would be illegal in many states.
If the illegal agreement has not been complied with, neither party may claim damages from the other party or demand the execution of the agreement. If the contract has been performed, neither party may sue the other party for damages or have the contract annulned. Assuming Smith was not allowed to play the role of sports agent. Jones, however, asked Smith to help him conclude a contract with a professional football team. Sports marketing is not only a global phenomenon, it is also a large industry in its own right. This book takes new paths as it combines the theory and practice of sports marketing contracts, which are at the heart of the commercialization and commercialization of sport. One of the peculiarities of this book is the vast collection of precedents of sports marketing contracts, including sponsorship, merchandising, TV rights and new media, rights and supports to sports imagery, event management and corporate hospitality, which are included in the text of the book and are explained and commented. As the author said in his preface, the goal of the book is to offer a leading resource to all those who work in one way or another in the sports marketing sector turning money, making theory and practice of developing, interpreting and implementing a large number of sports marketing agreements, especially those with an international dimension, combined. The contract figures mentioned below are presented at face value and do not reflect any potential pre- or post-tax treatment. For example, contracts with European sports teams are usually offered on a post-tax basis. Entries in this list also require an individual citation of the contract, so a number of highest-paid athletes (according to Forbes) are not included, since their contract details have not been officially confirmed, including Cristiano Ronaldo, Roger Federer, Lionel Messi and Lewis Hamilton.