France’s long-standing football club Olympique de Marseille, a brand that has 119 years and 32 major trophies under its belt, has recently partnered up with global sportswear giant PUMA and its Football division to provide the club’s worldwide kits. This is course comes as a massive deal for both partners, with one gaining the expertise in sponsorship an design of a well-respected sports brand, and the other the prestige and association with one of Europe’s most iconic clubs. To celebrate its newfound relationship, PUMA Football and Olympique de Marseille have come out with three new 2018/19 kits for the team – home, away, and third – that pull inspiration from the sea, more specifically the power and ferocity that it wields.
Today Olympique De Marsielle have announced a long term partnership with Puma which will take effect on July 1st of 2017. Both team and brand have made recent strides in growth as OM have made big name signings and Puma continue to bolster their ever growing roster of renowned teams/players. The collaboration makes sense as both parties stand poised to grow together and clearly meet eye-to-eye as echoed by their respective head honchos:
Bjoern Gulden, Chief Executive Officer for PUMA said : “We are very proud to become the partner of Olympique de Marseille. The club has a great tradition, great attitude, they play a fast and fun style of football, they have the best fans and the new owners have great ambitions and plans for the future. We think this is a great fit for PUMA and are really looking forward to this partnership.”