Over the past few days, the hashtag #PatrocinemoEsquiva gained its fame on Twitter after an image of Olympic medalist Eskiva Falco – during the work of delivering mini pizzas on his motorcycle – went viral on the Internet. In the new sponsorship triumph this Wednesday (14), around the boxer, which resulted in the possibility of earning additional funds in the midst of an epidemic of new coronoviruses (Kovid-19) in business. On social media, the 31-year-old from Espirito Santo announced that he had signed a contract with a company in retail, headquartered in Brusque (SC).
A day earlier, in an interview with Agovisia Brasil, Esquiva revealed that several proposals from potential sponsors surfaced after the photo was repeated on the social network.
“Suellen, my wife, is the one who organizes everything. It sponsors, partnerships, solves mini pizzas, takes care of the children and me [risos]. I thank God, the people and fans of boxing, who came together to publicize the work of an athlete who started with childbirth so as not to be knocked over by the epidemic ”, boxers at the London Olympics (United Kingdom) , Rajat said in 2012.
– Dodge Falco (@esquivafalcao) 14 April, 2021
Affectionate mention of wife is no accident. At the onset of the epidemic a year earlier, it was his idea to start a business.
“One day, we ordered a mini pizza in the neighborhood where we live [na cidade capixaba de Vila Velha]. I thought: I am very good at cooking, why not? How is that [Esquiva] He is a fan of my cuisine, he suggested that we sell in the neighborhood. I have always wanted to do my own business, but was able to participate in the growth of my two young children. I started spreading the word, so did Esquiva. Sullen said that a request had come from Espirito Santo and even from all the municipalities outside the state, adding that he wanted to help us.
She jokes that Esquiva is the “poster boy” for Mini Pizza. Not only this. The boxer himself was responsible for some deliveries. Initially by car. Then, he rode a motorcycle.
“When it’s a special request, the champion will [risos]. Sometimes, I take Olympic medals, people take pictures. Unfortunately, due to an epidemic, we avoid hugs and disturbances in respect, but we always talk for a while. There was a fan who cried even when I told the story of the medal ”, recalled the boxer.
Esquiva quit Olympic boxing and escaped to the professional in 2014. He competes in the middleweight category (up to 72,575 kg). Since then, he has made 28 international matches and won all of them, 20 by knockout. Last February, when he defeated Russian Arthur Akav. The following month, he renewed his contract with Top Rank, a company based in Las Vegas (United States). A bond with the promoter guarantees him three more fights over the next 12 months. Capisaba lives with the hope that one of them will deserve the world champion’s belt.
“I think this year I’ll have to fight again between September and October, but not yet for the belt. It’s going to be a tough fight. If I win, next year, yes, it should be a fight for the belt . I am. ” Well, in third place [na IBF, sigla em inglês para Federação Internacional de Boxe]. My dream is to become a world champion and I am close, I cannot give up ”, said Brazil.