Sprint celebrates soccer and gets fans closer to the action as the official wireless sponsor of the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), July 06, 2017 - Sprint (NYSE:S, news, filings) is connecting soccer fans to one of sport’s premier events, the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup. Celebrating its sixth year as a Gold Cup sponsor, Sprint is giving soccer fans up-close and personal access to the sport they love with a chance to meet soccer legends, win tickets and prizes, and enjoy unique experiences on-site.
“At Sprint, we focus on getting our community closer to their passions...includingand especially, soccer,” said Alberto Lorente, vice president - Acquisition Marketing. “The love of the game ignites futboleros and futboleras to fully express their team loyalties and connections with family and friends. As a company in the business of connecting people to what they care about most, we are extremely proud to sponsor the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup.”
Test your knowledge with the Futbolera tournament and win prizes
Beginning July 7 through July 26, Sprint brings the Futbolera contest to fans for a chance to test their soccer knowledge and demonstrate their competitive spirit during the tournament. Participants can engage in fun trivia and play soccer-related games in exchange for GOLD entries. They also can win prizes from a $20,000 purse, including a grand prize of $10,000 and two prizes of $2,500 each. For more information and official rules, visit www.sprint.com/Copa.1
Sprint on-site Fútbol Fiesta Experience
Sprint is also providing opportunities for fans to enjoy and live the passion of Gold Cup and be immersed in the Fútbol Fiesta Experience at select matches. Fans will have a chance to meet and greet soccer legends, including former Mexican all-stars Luis Roberto Alves, Oswaldo Sánchez and Jared Borgetti and U.S. soccer legend Brian McBride.
Fans will also have a chance to learn all of the features of Sprint’s Unlimited Freedom Plan, which includes 4 lines for $22.50 each and, for a limited time, get the fifth line free. Sprint’s fully featured Unlimited Freedom plan includes unlimited data, talk and text, plus HD video, music and gaming and 10GB of mobile hotspot data, allowing customers the best way to keep up with all the soccer action without having to worry about overages.2
Sprint (NYSE: S) is a communications services company that creates more and better ways to connect its customers to the things they care about most. Sprint served 59.7 million connections as of March 31, 2017, and is widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying innovative technologies, including the first wireless 4G service from a national carrier in the United States; leading no-contract brands including Virgin Mobile USA, Boost Mobile, and Assurance Wireless; instant national and international push-to-talk capabilities; and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone. Sprint has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) North America for the past five years. You can learn more and visit Sprint at www.sprint.com orwww.facebook.com/sprint and www.twitter.com/sprint.
Taking place every two years, the CONCACAF Gold Cup is the official national team championship of the region and will feature some of the top players of North and Central America and the Caribbean. Drawing large crowds and millions of television viewers from across the region, the Gold Cup is a celebration of soccer, sportsmanship and culture.
The 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup is sponsored by Scotiabank, Allstate Insurance Company, Bodyarmor, Cerveza Modelo, Nike, Post Consumer Brands, Seat Geek, Sprint, Toyota and Uber. The tournament will be broadcast nationally on the Univision and FOX family of networks and transmitted on radio in Spanish by Fútbol de Primera Radio Network, and broadcast by television partners around the world.
1 No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited. Open to legal residents of the 50 United States (including the District of Columbia) and Puerto Rico age 14 or older who at time of entry are members of Sprint Rewards Club. Sweepstakes begins 12:01 a.m. ET Monday, July 10, 2017, and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET Wednesday, July 26, 2017. See sprint.com/copa for official rules.
Sponsor: Sprint Communications Company L.P.
2 Savings until 6/30/18; then $60/mo. for line 1, $40/mo. for line 2 and $30/mo./line for lines 3-5.
With AutoPay discount applied within 2 invoices. Includes unlimited talk, text and data. Streams video at up to HD 1080p, music at up to 1.5Mbps, gaming at up to 8Mbps. Data deprioritization during congestion. Offer/coverage not available everywhere or for all phones/networks. Other monthly charges and restrictions apply.
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