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Football’s sociocultural appeal moves customers and market shares – case of El Clásico

Top football thrives due to the popularity of the game on a global scale and its roots in a sociocultural context. Rivalries and local derbies are at the center of attention in this sociocultural perspective of football. In an era characterized by the terminology of the ‘global village’, these matches mirror passionate pastime entertainment with […]

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FIFA’s current crisis is a ‘shitstorm’ for corporate sponsors

The international football association FIFA is amidst another huge media crisis after Swiss police arrested some of FIFA’s top executives on Wednesday and charging them with money-laundering and other criminal acts linked to this ongoing corruption investigation. There is no doubt that this has smeared FIFA’s overall corporate brand and its acclaimed World Cup brand […]

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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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Fan Engagement – a comparative look at the Danish Super League and the German Bundesliga

Football has a strong history and is by far sport number one in Germany. The Bundesliga made a healthy development in terms of early investments in new and modern stadiums. Some nations have forgotten that. Italy is a clear example of that. It may have been too easy to attract people previously but some nations […]

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Football’s top clubs in terms of revenue generation – Real Madrid is still no. 1

Concerning the publication of the 17th version of the Deloitte Football Money League, it is highlighted that top football clubs continue to monetize on their commercial activities. Regarding the top 20 clubs in Deloitte’s ranking, the report shows that the total combined revenue went up to €5.4 billion (8 % increase). Top football’s continued growth […]

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