FC Barcelona announces new global sponsorship deal
New Sponsor announced for the next three seasons
FC Barcelona did announce the agreement with Betfair as the new main global sponsor. Betfair is an online-betting company. The contract with the company which started on the July 1, 2016, will last for three years until 2019. As of now the club yet has to communicate the economic details of the contract.
The club did just explain that they would work with Betfair in several areas like the rights of image association, the visibility at the Camp Nou as well as other digital actions. Additionaly Betfair will be granted access to the players to create promotional content and marketing campaigns.
"We hope our members and all football lovers will enjoy this new global partnership, as well as exclusive promotions and unique sporting experiences", (Manel Arroyo, vice-president of the Marketing and Communication at FC Barcelona).
“We are delighted to have signed a long-term partnership with Futbol Club Barcelona. Barcelona are consistently competitive at the top level and will help us achieve our ambition of growing the Betfair brand internationally. We very much look forward to working with the club to offer the incredible fans unique promotions, content and experiences”. (Paul Gambrill, Betfair Marketing & Brand Director)
CORRECTION: The article previously stated that Betfair will be on the shirt, which is not true as of now.
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