Nowadays sports teams are business brands which are sold to the world as an entertainment product that fans can support. Every major sports team has sponsorships deals that help them grow and pay massive wages to the players increasing their brand. We have seen in leagues like NBA, NFL, Football Leagues, IPL these kinds of sponsorships are used. One important sponsorship aspect is shirt sponsorships, company’s name or logo is printed on the jersey of the respective team they have signed for, even there are kit manufacturing sponsors like Nike, Adidas, Puma who pay massive money to just have their kits used as team jerseys. Let us have a look at some of the most expensive and crazy shirt sponsorships deals in Football.
Barcelona – Qatar
Barcelona currently has the most expensive shirt sponsor signed with Qatar Foundation for 25 million pounds per year. This is not it, if Barcelona win the Champion’s League their deal will be increased upto 5 million pounds per year more.
Manchester United – Chevrolet
Manchester United is the most popular club in the planet. Manchester United’s jerseys from this season will feature a Chevrolet logo as the American car company has signed a 20million pound deal a year for seven years.
Bayern Munich – Deutche Telekom
Bundesliga Champions Bayern Munich have a deal with Deutsche Telekom In excess to 23 million pounds which seems to compete Barcelona;s deal and it should be as Bayern have achieved a lot in recent years and are popular.
Real Madrid – Bwin
European Champions and probably the best club on the planet don’t really have that huge deal compared to their El Classico rivals Barcelona with Madrid having 16.8 mliilion pounds a year.
Chelsea – Samsung
Premier Clubs enjoy the most lucrative deals as English clubs are way more popular, Chelsea’s has a 13 million pound a year deal with Samsung which is way lesser than Man Utd’ deal but it is pretty well for the blues.
– Jainam Jhaveri
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