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Panini’s Jason Howarth, Las Vegas Lights’ Steve Pastorino and the L.A. Galaxy’s Brendan Hannan weigh in on the importance of the Latino market at World Cup this summer. Resetting from a U.S.-Canada focus to Latino fandom is critical for brands with World Cup ties.
N.Y. Cosmos owner Rocco Commisso has put forth a US $500 million plan (half of which would be his own investment) for an American soccer entity to rival MLS and boost U.S. Soccer. A push to host a future FIFA World Cup, providing a major boost to the sport in North America, would be helped by an even stronger, more unified pro base.
Dallas is a thriving soccer market, with a strong base of Spanish-speaking and bilingual fans. FC Dallas VP Gina Miller discussed some of the club’s strategies. As a team that plays in Dallas/Fort Worth, engaging the Latino and Spanish-speaking fan base is a daily focus for Miller and her team.
The newest MLS team, Los Angeles Football Club, and FIFA World Cup have announced their respective Spanish language U.S. broadcast partners. Whether an established international tournament or a team competing in its first handful of games in its inaugural season, soccer broadcasts in Spanish are critical in reaching this huge audience.
Modelo Especial has become the official import beer of the MLS’s LA Galaxy. Combined with official beer status with the UFC, Constellation Brands has positioned Modelo well within two sports (MMA and soccer) that resonate strongly with Latino fans.
We talked to Las Vegas Lights FC owner Brett Lashbrook about his new USL team. Lashbrook has a bold vision for owning a team in a city with a strong Latin presence.
Major League Soccer and Liga MX announced a long-term partnership designed to strengthen the sport in North America. This agreement sends a clear message of unity to FIFA as the 2026 World Cup bid comes into focus.
A summary for Corporate Marketers, Media Sales Executives and Advertising Agencies to see what clients are moving into the market and/or targeting Multicultural consumers right now.
The NASL (North American Soccer League), US Soccer’s third division, has canceled the 2018 season. The league has several teams with strong Latin fan bases that are now in jeopardy but could also transition to more MLS and USL support.