Puyol: If you ever wanted to meet a football legend, now’s the time
If you heard Spanish football star and FC Barcelona ex-captain, Puyol is coming to Nigeria for the first time, then you heard right!
This year, one of football’s greatest stars, Puyol, will be leading the iconic UEFA Champions League Tour as presented by Heineken in Nigeria between April 16-18, 2019.
L:R: Winner All Expense Paid Trip To UEFA Champions League 2019 Semi-Final, Onari Georgewill; Senior Brand Manager, Heineken,Mfon Bassey; Sports Analyst, Charles Anazodo; Corporate Affairs Director, Sade Morgan; Nigerian Artiste, Dare Art Alade and Media Personality, Stephanie Coker at the unveiling of the UEFA Champions League Tour Ambassador, Puyol.
The announcement of Puyol as the Legend leading the UEFA Champions League Tour as presented by Heineken comes as a huge surprise to fans who have taken to social media to express their unbridled joy. Puyol is undoubtedly one of the most loved football superstars to have ever graced the beautiful game. With an illustrious career that saw him earn Legendary status at Barcelona, he also picked up the UEFA Champions League title three times.
Heineken, which is arguably the world’s most international beer brand, is one of the biggest brand supporters of the UEFA Champions League. It’s 25-year relationship with UEFA has seen Heineken become one of the most recognisable brands in the world of sports, particularly in European football.
Back in 2018, Heineken brought Argentine football Legend, Hernan Crespo to the heart of Lagos, to experience to UEFA Champions League with Nigeria’s passionate football lovers. Football Legend Ruud Gullit has also made the trip to Nigeria, courtesy of Heineken.
However, Heineken’s latest endeavour are set to top these already impressive achievements as the brand is not only bringing a football superstar but also the UEFA Champions League Tour.
The tour will be a three-day experience that will feature exclusive encounters in Lagos and Uyo and an unmissable match to be played by select consumers and the Spanish superstar, Puyol.
L:R: Media Personality, Uti Nwachukwu; Brand Manager, Heineken, Olaoluwa Babalola; Senior Brand Manager, Heineken, Mfon Bassey and Senior Trade Marketing Manager, Nigerian Breweries Plc., Chris Ibe at the unveiling of the UEFA Champions League Tour Ambassador, Puyol.
With a commitment to giving fans truly premium experiences and the brand’s keen interest in continually exciting its consumers, it’s easy to see why Heineken is one of the most likeable brands in the world.
For fans, however, the countdown begins. The countdown to the day when all of Nigeria will stand still and welcome one of the football’s most iconic personality.