Nissan: Nissan welcomes UEFA Champions League stars Andrés Iniesta and Thiago Silva as new ambassadors


Nissan kicks off UEFA Champions League partnership during 2014 UEFA Super Cup


YOKOHAMA, Japan – Nissan has reliable Barcelona and Spain midfielder, Andrés Iniesta, as good as Brazil and Paris Saint-Germain captain, Thiago Silva, as their initial tellurian ambassadors for a UEFA Champions League partnership.

As dual of Nissan’s new Engineers of Excitement, Iniesta and Silva will assistance a Japanese automobile manufacturer in a debate to deliver new innovations to raise a football fan experience. They will play a pivotal purpose over a march of a 2014/2015 season, starting with a lead purpose in Nissan’s new UEFA Champions League promotion debate that will premiere globally during a live televised coverage of a UEFA Super Cup on Aug 12, 2014.

“Nissan is positively gay to acquire Andrés and Thiago to a Nissan family as a UEFA Champions League ambassadors, and we are unequivocally vehement that they will be heavily concerned in a code new tellurian promotion campaign,” pronounced Bastien Schupp, Vice President, Marketing, Nissan Europe. “As dual of a game’s heading players who have won mixed titles between them, Andrés and Thiago will move their passion and unrestrained to Nissan and together we will innovate to excite a fans.”

The players will underline in a array of radio commercials that will denote how creation is key, both on and off a field, to formulating fad for football fans and drivers. In further to a promotion campaign, Andrés Iniesta and Thiago Silva will underline in a series of personal appearances, compare day events, amicable media calm and more.

Andrés Iniesta said: “I’m anxious to work with Nissan on their partnership with a UEFA Champions League. Having won a contest 3 times in my career, a foe is really special to me and takes a extensive volume of tough work and creation to win. It stays one of a many sparkling competitions in a world, and I’m looking brazen to pity that with a fans.”

Thiago Silva comments: “I’m really happy to be operative with Nissan over a arriving football season. The UEFA Champions League is a good tournament, that facilities some of a best teams, players, managers and innovators in a game. The week-in-week-out play on and off a representation over a deteriorate truly excites and is what fans flower on.”

Nissan is a central tellurian automotive unite of a UEFA Super Cup and UEFA Champions League, with a 4 deteriorate understanding that will cover a duration 2014/2015 to 2017/2018. As an central partner Nissan will be concerned with Europe’s many prestigious bar football foe by a series of a disdainful products and services.

The UEFA Champions League partnership is another instance of Nissan’s loyalty and expansion in tellurian sports that already includes a brand’s unapproachable sponsorship of a Rio 2016 Olympic Paralympic Games, Olympic Team Brazil, central unite of a Columbia and Mexico Olympic Teams, and Team GB and ParalympicsGB, Africa Cup of Nations, NCAA Football, Canadian Football League, sporting ambassadors including Olympics Gold Medalists Usain Bolt and Sir Chris Hoy, corporate partner for Heisman Trust/Heisman Trophy and a central tellurian automotive partner of City Football Group.

About Nissan Motor Co.
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., Japan’s second-largest automotive company, is headquartered in Yokohama, Japan, and is partial of a Renault-Nissan Alliance. Operating with some-more than 244,500 employees globally, Nissan sole roughly 5.2 million vehicles and generated income of 10.5 trillion yen (USD 105 billion) in mercantile 2013. Nissan delivers a extensive operation of some-more than 60 models underneath a Nissan, Infiniti and Datsun brands. In 2010, Nissan introduced a Nissan LEAF, and continues to lead in zero-emission mobility. The LEAF, a initial mass-market, pure-electric automobile launched globally, is now a best-selling EV in story with roughly 50% share of a zero-emission automobile segment.

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About Nissan in Europe
Nissan has one of a many extensive European presences of any abroad manufacturer, contracting some-more than 14,500 staff opposite locally-based design, investigate development, manufacturing, logistics and sales selling operations. Last year Nissan plants in a UK, Spain and Russia constructed some-more than 635,000 vehicles including mini-MPVs, award-winning crossovers, SUVs, blurb vehicles and a Nissan LEAF, a world’s many renouned Electric Vehicle with 97% opening compensation and 95% of business peaceful to suggest a automobile to friends. Nissan now offers 24 different and innovative products for sale in Europe today, and is positioned to turn a series one Asian code in Europe.


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Katherine Zachary, Corporate Communications, Nissan Europe
Telephone: +41 79 701 85 16
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Sara Jenkins, Corporate Communications, Nissan Europe
Telephone: +41 79 808 33 97
Email: [email protected]