The Barbie doll with the likeness of tennis player Naomi Osaka is yielding a huge success to Mattel, which has sold-out of the specimens on sale after only a few hours from the beginning of the campaign
The doll is part of the series Barbie Role Model, which reproduces the features of characters able to inspire little girls to make their dreams come true. Among the athletes, the Juventus and women’s national team player had also been chosen in the past Sara Gama.
The choice of is proving to be a great success Naomi Osaka, which has been talked about a lot following his retirement from the French Open. The tennis player with her gesture had in fact wanted to emphasize the same deriving from the interviews, opening up sincerely on the mental health problems she had to face in the past.
Threatened with fines by the organizers, Naomi Osaka it was instead supported by her sponsors, who stayed by her side. Not surprisingly, the doll Barbie with the features of the tennis player sports a racket Yonek and a suit Nike.
“I hope it helps every little girl to understand that she can do anything,” tweeted the 23-year-old athlete.