‘Two Legends Meet.’ That was the statement made after Olympiacos FC announced that adidas would be their new technical sponsor starting with the 2015/16 season. The terms of the deal were not disclosed but it is rumored to be long-term and have improved financials from the club’s previous deal with Puma.
“Olympiacos FC is the largest football power in Greece and aims to work with the best,” PAE Strategy Consultant Olympiakos Mr. Christian Karempe said. “Our association goes beyond Greece and for this we needed a leading partner in the field of sports equipment, such as adidas, which will fully meet our needs at all levels.”
Olympiacos FC has won a record 42 domestic championships and 26 cups since they were founded in 1925.
This is adidas’ 2nd stint as technical sponsor for Olympiacos having provide the classic red and white striped jersey for the club in 1994/95. Puma was the previous technical sponsor providing gear for the club from 2005 until 2015.
The first Olympiacos jersey from adidas will be unveiled in June or July of 2015.