MADRID and DOUGLAS, Isle of Man and BOSTON, March 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Mondogoal, the fastest growing global fantasy sports platform, announced today the addition of Real Madrid C.F. as its latest partner. Since the platforms launch in 2014, over £1,000,000 in cash prizes have been won by fantasy managers around the world.
Real Madrid is the most valuable sports team in the world. The club is one of the most widely supported teams worldwide as evident in their Facebook following of over 86 million fans. Mondogoal will leverage club images and assets to create and promote a team-branded experience for Real Madrid fans around the world.
"With heritage that includes DiStefano, Beckham, Zidane, Raul, Figo and now the legendary Cristiano Ronaldo, Real Madrid becomes the latest marquee partner for Mondogoal," stated Shergul Arshad, CEO and Founder of Mondogoal. "Passionate Real Madrid fans will now be able to compete amongst each other for cash and prizes. We're looking forward to seeing the power of the Real Madrid global brand at work for Mondogoal."
The platform is already offering major weekly cash prizes through its partners using the adoption of a new form of engagement with fans of clubs not used to fantasy play. With Mondogoal, create an account and add funds; on every match day there is the chance to win money by building your own starting 11 and competing in a Head-to-Head battle or Multi-User-Tournaments.
"Mondogoal represents a unique platform for Real Madrid fans around the world to compete and show off their skills as managers," said Rafael De Los Santos, Head of Digital at Real Madrid. "Our fan base can now select players from different competitions and compete for prizes on a daily basis. At Real Madrid, we view fan engagement heading into the future as a top priority, and we wanted to select the very best Daily Fantasy Football platform out there."
Fans can begin playing immediately. For a full set of contests and to sign-up today please visit: Mondogoal.com/realmadrid.
Mondogoal is licensed to operate globally, and is available for cash play in multiple major markets around the world, with specific emphasis on the United Kingdom, United States, Canada, Ireland, Italy, and Brazil.
Mondogoal, incorporated in the Isle of Man with business operations in Boston, Massachusetts USA, has a compelling and unique fantasy sports engagement system to enable fans to have many ways for their players to earn points. With data provided by the world's leading analytics company, Opta Sports, statistics are updated live, so fans can enjoy a true second screen experience as they watch their favorite matches on TV or at the stadium. While many sites can offer fantasy sports, no one brings the excitement of real-time scoring, multi-league competition and large cash competitions to the global audience the way Mondogoal does.
The company has an impressive roster of club partners, adding Real Madrid CF to a list that already included FC Barcelona, Chelsea FC, Tottenham Hotspur, West Ham United, AS Roma, Bologna FC, and Valencia CF. Mondogoal has investors with backgrounds at Google, eBay, Morgan Stanley, British Airways, Sports Investment Partners, and Tiger Legatus, and has equity advisors who have been leaders in the eGaming space as well as in the business and digital operations of some of the world's elite football clubs. For more detail go to Mondogoal.com.
About Real Madrid C.F.
Founded in 1902 as Madrid Football Club, the team has traditionally worn a white home kit since inception. The team has played its home matches in the 81,044-capacity Santiago Bernabéu Stadium in downtown Madrid since 1947. Unlike most European sporting entities, Real Madrid's members have owned and operated the club throughout its history.
In domestic football, the club has won a record 32 La Liga titles, 19 Copa del Rey, 9 Supercopa de España, 1 Copa Eva Duarte, and 1 Copa de la Liga. In international football, the club has won a record 10 European Cup/UEFA Champions League titles and a joint record 3 Intercontinental Cups, as well as 2 UEFA Cups, 2 UEFA Super Cups and a FIFA Club World Cup.
Real Madrid was recognized as the FIFA Club of the 20th Century on 23 December 2000, and named Best European Club of the 20th Century by the IFFHS on 11 May 2010. The club received the FIFA Centennial Order of Merit in 2004. The club is ranked first in the latest IFFHS Club World Ranking, setting a new ranking-points record. The club also leads the current UEFA club rankings.
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