MasterCard and SOCCER.COM Team Up to Give Away A Trip to the 2011 UEFA Champions League Final in London

Dec 15, 2010, 11:09 ET from Eurosport/SOCCER.COM

HILLSBOROUGH, N.C., Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Sports Endeavors Inc. -- better known as Eurosport/SOCCER.COM -- is sponsoring a sweepstakes giving one lucky soccer fan the chance to win a trip to London, England for the 2011 UEFA Champions League final at Wembley Stadium.  This prize experience is provided courtesy of MasterCard Worldwide.

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"As a fan there's nothing better than winning a trip to see the Champions League Final and it's wonderful to pass this opportunity on to our loyal fans and customers," said Vicente Navarro, Eurosport's Director of Hispanic Marketing. "In addition, we are also looking forward to working with our esteemed partner, MasterCard, in increasing transactions through our e-commerce platforms."

The winner will receive roundtrip airfare for two, as well as five-star hotel accommodations for a five-day, four-night trip to London, England. The winner will also receive two tickets to the 2011 Champions League Final to be held in Wembley Stadium and will have the opportunity to meet and greet one of the world's most respected and revered referees, Pierluigi Collina. Visit www.soccer.com/mastercard for more details.

"MasterCard is excited to partner with Eurosport to help make available to one lucky cardholder a unique -- and priceless -- experience that they won't be able to find anywhere else," said Michael Robichaud, Vice-President of Global Sponsorships at MasterCard Worldwide.

By using your MasterCard on SOCCER.COM, fans are not only able to buy their favorite team's gear in time for their holiday shopping, but also have a chance to be at the heart of soccer's premier club competition: the UEFA Champions League Final.

MasterCard is an official sponsor of the UEFA Champions League.  

"We couldn't be more excited to be working with MasterCard on this promotion," said Durward Williams, Eurosport's Director of Strategic Alliances. "Eurosport reaches over 5 million homes and that's a lot of holiday shopping, whether it's online or through the catalog. This promotion is a fantastic way to offer a really exciting opportunity for all of our customers and it provides us with the opportunity to be able to give something back to our huge base of supporters."  

SWEEPSTAKES IS BEING OFFERED AND SPONSORED BY Sports Endeavors Inc. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.  SWEEPSTAKES ENDS 12/31/10.  OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE 50 US STATES AND DC WHO ARE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AT TIME OF ENTRY.  SUBJECT TO THE FULL OFFICIAL RULES AVAILABLE AT SOCCER.COM\MASTERCARD.  VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.

Eurosport was founded in 1984 and is the leading soccer retailer in the United States.

In 2007, Eurosport expanded its catalog and website operations to accommodate the growing Hispanic population. Spanish-speaking soccer fans can now shop by reading the Eurosport en Espanol catalog, or by visiting espanol.soccer.com .

Visit www.soccer.com/mediakit for more information about advertising opportunities with Eurosport/SOCCER.COM.

About Eurosport

Founded in 1984, Sports Endeavors, Inc., better known as Eurosport/SOCCER.COM, is the world's leading authentic grassroots soccer company. SOCCER.COM has more than two million visitors per month, and the Eurosport catalog has the largest distribution of any U.S. soccer publication. Sports Endeavors also operates leading online retail sites for lacrosse and rugby: lacrosse.com and worldrugbyshop.com.

CONTACT:

Durward Williams

Director of Strategic Alliances

Sports Endeavors, Inc

Office: 919.640.6270

Cell: 919.219.8396

dwilliams@sportsendeavors.com


Vicente Navarro

Director of Hispanic Marketing

Sports Endeavors, Inc.

Office: 919.640.6232

Cell: 646.344.0444

vnavarro@sportsendeavors.com



SOURCE Eurosport/SOCCER.COM



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