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UEFA Champions League – a perfect example of global sports hero production

As the round of 16 of the UEFA Champions League kicks off tonight when Paris Saint-Germain faces Chelsea FC and Shakhtar Donetsk welcomes FC Bayern Munich, football (soccer) fans worldwide will be witnessing yet another example of football’s penetrative force to produce global sports heroes. The competitive edge of the UEFA Champions League is the […]

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Skærmbillede 2015-01-13 kl. 14.36.48

Christiano Ronaldo’s hunger sets the standard for football’s global superstars

Photos: Christiano Ronaldo’s official Facebook and Twitter accounts. Football (soccer in the US) is as the world’s most popular sport a ’true superstar economy’. People in all regions of the world recognize or may even identify with the sport’s top player. At the pinnacle of the sport’s most prestigious individual award ceremony stands Christiano Ronaldo […]

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Skærmbillede 2014-10-22 kl. 14.24.45

Top five European football leagues dominate the shirt sponsorship market

An accumulated €580 mio. is the amount that is generated from key shirt sponsorships for the 2014/2015 season in the top five European football leagues, i.e. the English Premier League, the German Bundesliga, the Italian Serie A, the Spanish La Liga, and the French Ligue 1 (Sports Marketing Frontiers, 2014). Figure 1: Top 15 shirt […]

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Skærmbillede 2014-09-08 kl. 15.27.45

Football players, asset management and the unexploited potential of enhanced player engagement in football management and football marketing.

As an appetizer for the book Marketing & Football: an international perspective (Desbordes, 2012), it is emphasized that (see citation below) “Football is arguably one of the most important sports in the world, and the marketing of football has become an increasingly important issue, as clubs and product owners need to generate more revenue from […]

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Skærmbillede 2014-06-03 kl. 16.18.40

The FIFA World Cup is a powerful and transformative football party

In approximately one week, the FIFA World Cup will kick off in Brazil. This sporting mega-event will put a lot of challenges and interests in play. It is a football party with enormous dimensions. The global reach is massive and the football party’s emotional equity touches people from all corners of the world. The commercial […]

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