VIDEO: Michael Sam signs his first endorsement with VISA

As Towleroad reports, Michael Sam has signed his first endorsement deal with VISA.

According to ABC News reports:

In his first spot, which is planned to exclusively run on digital platforms, Sam, the SEC Defensive Player of the Year out of Missouri, is shown working out while a voiceover urges the viewer to judge him for his play on the field, not off of it. "We felt that Michael's story was a perfect fit for our 'everywhere' campaign, which is meant to inspire people to reach their own personal goals and aspirations," Visa's chief marketing officer Kevin Burke told "We wish Michael the best on and off the field as he embarks on the next chapter of his life."

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