Posted by Team, 13th December 2018
Sports management company Global Image Sports Inc. have today announced a fantastic new partnership with Club Atlético de Madrid.
Atlético de Madrid is one of the biggest clubs in world football. They are the current Europa League & UEFA Super Cup holders, have been runners-up in the UEFA Champions League twice in the last 4 years and won the La Liga title in 2014.
The club has a rich 115-year history and plays at the 70,000 seater Wanda Metropolitano Stadium (that is due to host the 2019 Champions League final). Famous players include Diego Simeone (current first team manager), Fernando Torres (Academy graduated), Diego Costa, Diego Godín, Antoine Griezmann, Radamel Falcao, Saul Niguez (Academy graduated), Jorge Resurrecion “Koke” (Academy graduated) & Sergio Aguero.
The long-term partnership with GIS aims to build on the club’s international program and provide the level of quality and education that is part of the Atlético de Madrid culture and success. The partnership will be about developing the Atlético Madrid presence in North America through elite camps, tour offerings to visit the club in Madrid as well as an extensive program of coaching education and enhanced partnership benefits.
Academy Director of Atlético de Madrid, Emilio Gutierrez, said “We are delighted to be announcing this exciting and long-term global partnership with GIS today. We have been very impressed with the work GIS has done and believe that by working together to grow and enhance the reach of Atlético de Madrid, we can help players and teams from all over the world benefit from our methodologies and winning mentality.”
Global Image Sports’ CEO, James Abrahart, said “We could not be happier in announcing this new partnership with Atlético de Madrid today. To be able to represent one of the biggest club teams in the world is a great honour for us. It will be a fantastic privilege for our players, families, and teams to be able to learn and educate themselves in the Atlético way as well as get access to an incredible tour experience that will see them visiting Madrid and being part of the Club’s setup for a week.”
CLICK HERE to view official statement by Atlético De Madrid