Samsung has announced that it will be outfitting England's football team with the latest mobile devices. Samsung's collaboration with the English Football Association is one of many it has undertaken across the globe, which include Brazil's national football team, Chelsea, Real Madrid, Bayern Munich and Juventus amongst others. The South Korean manufacturer has also recently launched the Galaxy 11 campaign, in which it pits the best football stars against an alien horde.
As part of Samsung's collaboration with the English FA as the "Official Consumer Electronics & Smartphone Supplier," players and the staff would receive a Galaxy S5 that comes pre-loaded with "state-of the-art health features, including a heart rate monitor." Samsung is allowing fans to get in on the action as well, and is giving away five Galaxy S5 handsets via a Facebook promotion. The manufacturer is also running a contest through which fans have an opportunity to visit Miami to see England play Honduras at the Sun Life Stadium on June 7. To know more details regarding either promotion, refer the press release below.
Samsung launches partnership with The FA as Official Consumer Electronics & Smartphone Supplier to the England Team
Samsung to provide the England football team and staff with the latest smartphone products
London, United Kingdom – May 13, 2014 – Samsung Electronics has today announced an agreement with The Football Association to become the Official Consumer Electronics & Smartphone Supplier to the England Team.
The partnership means the England football team will fly off to Brazil equipped with the latest mobile devices, with health and wellbeing functions as well as the best in entertainment and content at their fingertips. Both players and staff will be equipped with the Samsung Galaxy S5 which comes preloaded with state-of the-art health features, including a heart rate monitor.
England players and staff will also benefit from the Samsung Galaxy S5's protection features, resistant to sweat, rain, liquids, sand and dust – ideal for travelling England fans this summer or those wanting to keep up to date with the latest news and results wherever location they may be in.
Samsung Electronics UK & Ireland President, Andy Griffiths said: "We are thrilled to partner with the England football team ahead of what is set to be an exciting summer of football. Samsung has a long association with football both in the UK and globally and we're delighted that this partnership adds to our on-going commitment to all football fans. We wish the England team the best of luck this summer and are proud that the players and staff will be equipped with the latest Samsung technology."
FA Commercial Director, Stuart Turner, said: "We are extremely excited that Samsung will be supporting the England team as our new Official Consumer Electronics & Smartphone Supplier. Samsung has a fantastic heritage in football across the globe and in such an important year, the team will be flying out to Brazil with the best possible mobile devices at their fingertips."
To celebrate the new partnership Samsung are offering England fans the opportunity to win a five-star trip to Miami, Florida including tickets to see England take on Honduras at the Sun Life Stadium on Saturday 7th June. For further information visit www.AO.com.
In addition 5 lucky fans have the chance the win a Samsung Galaxy S5, visit www.facebook.com/samsungfootball now to enter.