Costa Rica Announce New Balance as New Technical Sponsor
New Balance is showing a strong pace as they reintroduce themselves into soccer world. Last week they announced a partnership with Panama National Football Team, and now they have become Costa Rica’s new technical sponsor. The Ticos had a stunning performance in the 2014 FIFA World Cup, reaching the quarter finals after surpassing Uruguay, Italy and England in the group stage and Greece in the round of 16. This deal covers the Men’s, Youth, Beach, Futsal and Women teams, just in time for this year’s FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada.
Agüero and Falcao Meet in Manchester Derby Tune-Up
This week’s biggest match will take place in England when Manchester United and Manchester City clash at Old Trafford on Sunday. Sergio Agüero and Radamel Falcao faced each other in a small sided game by PUMA, where they had to use all of their skills to try and defeat their fellow striker.
New Balance and Liverpool revealed their 2015/16 home kit in front of a record crowd of fans at Anfield. The new kit signifies New Balance and their entry into the Global Football Market. Fans were pleased with the new design, although hard to mess up an all red kit.
Earn Your Armour: Jermaine Jones
Under Armour featured USMNT and New England Revolution Jermaine Jones in another chapter of their EARN YOUR ARMOUR videos, where the midfielder explained his play style and motivations behind the game, including some details of his childhood. Jones had a breakout performance during last year’s FIFA World Cup, and hopes to continue his “kid dream” with the USMNT.
We should not end this week without addressing Manchester Derby. This edition could doom City’s title hopes or weaken United’s firm steps toward European qualification. In our piece we feature some historical events and data from one of England’s most relevant games, like Peter Schmeichel’s unbeaten record and Wayne Rooney’s goal mark.