The San Jose Earthquakes have signed a three year deal with Amway Global, the club announced today. The brand will feature on San Jose's jerseys starting in the 2009 season as well as any team gear.
Amway Global's logo on our jersey is another example of soccer’s
growth as a major player in the sports marketplace," said Earthquakes
Executive Vice President David Alioto. "We are proud to enter into this
partnership with Amway Global. Amway Global is a major international
brand and has demonstrated a strong commitment to soccer both in the
United States and around the world."
Besides featuring on their jerseys, the partnership includes community, grass-roots, and stadium components. The last on that list will be evident quickly, as Amway logos will be visible on all signs for the game between Mexico and Sweden on January 28th.
Global is thrilled to become part of the San Jose Earthquakes family," said Steve Lieberman, Managing
Director of Amway Global. "Interest in Major League Soccer continues to rise, so this sponsorship
positions us well to reach millions of consumers with our health,
beauty, and business brand messages."
Amway now sponsors the Kicks for Kids program and will be initiating an Amway Global Street Team for next season.
Zac Lee Rigg, Goal.com
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