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Emirates and Soccer Sponsorships

Soccer is a truly global sport and consequently has always been an important strand in Emirates’ sponsorship portfolio.  Through the acquisition of sponsorship rights with governing bodies and leading club teams, Emirates has arguably become one of the most prominent brands in soccer.

Emirates’ sponsorship of FIFA is central to its soccer strategy, facilitating connection with football fans across the world through events such as the FIFA World Cup, the FIFA Women’s World Cup, and the FIFA Club World Cup.  A partnership with the Asian Football Confederation allows Emirates to be visible in important markets in Asia.

Emirates has an equally impressive portfolio of sponsorships at the European club level, with partnerships including AC Milan, Real Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain, and of course Arsenal. In 2004, Emirates and Arsenal Football Club signed the biggest club sponsorship in English soccer history. The deal included naming rights to the club's new stadium, now known as the Emirates Stadium, as well as an eight-year shirt sponsorship deal beginning with the 2006–2007 season.

Official FIFA Worldwide Partner
Official FIFA Worldwide Partner
Emirates’ relationship with FIFA began as a World Cup Sponsor for the FIFA World Cup Germany 2006, and Emirates now holds Official Partner status in an agreement running from 2007 to 2014. Official FIFA Worldwide Partner
Asian Football Confederation (AFC)
Asian Football Confederation (AFC)
Emirates first became an official sponsor and official airline of the AFC in 2002 and has remained committed to Asia’s most prestigious soccer events ever since. Asian Football Confederation (AFC)
Arsenal FC & Emirates Stadium
Arsenal FC & Emirates Stadium
Emirates' sponsorship of Arsenal FC brings together two global brands in a truly ground-breaking partnership. Arsenal FC & Emirates Stadium
AC Milan
AC Milan
Emirates is the proud sponsor of AC Milan, one of the world’s most successful soccer clubs. AC Milan
Paris Saint-Germain
Paris Saint-Germain
Paris Saint-Germain is an integral part of Emirates' sponsorship of top-flight soccer teams and events around the world. Paris Saint-Germain
Hamburger SV
Hamburger SV
Emirates is a proud sponsor of Hamburger SV, one of Germany’s top-flight soccer clubs, consistently ranked among the best performers in the Bundesliga. Hamburger SV
Real Madrid C.F.
Real Madrid C.F.
Emirates' commitment to soccer includes the world’s most successful club, Real Madrid. Real Madrid C.F.
Olympiacos FC
Olympiacos FC
Emirates has recently renewed its sponsorship of Olympiacos FC, the most successful and decorated club in Greek soccer history. Olympiacos FC
Arsenal Soccer Schools Dubai
Arsenal Soccer Schools Dubai
Emirates is proud to support the Arsenal Soccer Schools Dubai, providing children the opportunity to learn from UEFA-licensed coaches. Arsenal Soccer Schools Dubai
The Emirates Cup
The Emirates Cup
Emirates is the title sponsor of the annual preseason tournament held at Arsenal FC’s home ground, the Emirates Stadium in North London. The Emirates Cup
Zain Saudi Professional League
Zain Saudi Professional League
Emirates is an official partner and the official airline of the Zain Saudi Professional League, Saudi Arabia’s premier football competition. Zain Saudi Professional League
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