cuban8 From Kiribati, joined Sep 2009, 258 posts, RR: 0 Posted (9 months 1 week 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 1835 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, 1012 posts, RR: 0 Reply 1, posted (9 months 1 week 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 1797 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 UK - England, joined Mar 2005, 3760 posts, RR: 20 Reply 2, posted (9 months 1 week 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 1729 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