Jay Z signed Jerome Boateng to his Roc Nation Sports agency, Daily Mail reports.
Boateng is a German soccer player who currently is a defender on FC Bayern Munich. He also plays for the German national team and won the World Cup in 2014.
Jay Z and the 26-year-old celebrated the deal at the 40/40 Club in Brooklyn.
“America is a big market,” Boateng says. “With Jay Z and Roc Nation I have a lot. We want to try what is possible.”
Earlier this month, Jay Z made Dez Bryant the highest-paid wide receiver in the NFL with a five year, $70 million deal.
Other athletes signed to Roc Nation Sports include basketball player Kevin Durant and baseball player CC Sabathia.
Legend @S_C_ !#Sport x #Music@RocNationpic.twitter.com/fECBl4cX86
— Jerome Boateng (@JB17Official) July 25, 2015
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