cuban8 From Kiribati, joined Sep 2009, 273 posts, RR: 0 Posted (1 year 7 months 3 weeks 4 days 6 hours ago) and read 2450 times:
According to the news, Qatar Airways will be the main sponsor and will also appear on FC Barcelona's shirts for the season 2013/2014. This will be the first time a business company will appear on the jersey's of the Catalan club.
hotplane From UK - England, joined Jul 2006, 1133 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (1 year 7 months 3 weeks 4 days 5 hours ago) and read 2412 times:
Interesting, as Barca have have had a non-profit deal with Unicef for as long as I can remember! Qatar also have their logo on the roof of Brentford's Griffin Park, which is visible from aircraft landing on 27R at Heathrow.
B742 From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2005, 3768 posts, RR: 19
Reply 2, posted (1 year 7 months 3 weeks 4 days 4 hours ago) and read 2344 times:
Quoting hotplane (Reply 1): Interesting, as Barca have have had a non-profit deal with Unicef for as long as I can remember!
Well this season they are sponsored by Qatar Foundation, although they do have Unicef on the back.
A few airlines that have sponsored football (soccer) teams include:
Queens Park Rangers (QPR) - Air Asia, previously Malaysia Airlines & Gulf Air
AC Milan, Arsenal, PSG, HSV, Chelsea (previously) - Emirates
Southampton & Birmingham City - Flybe (previously)
Tottenham Hotspur - Thomson (although holidays, previously)
Luton Town - easyJet
Manchester City - Etihad Airways