UEFA, Nissan Announce Goal of the Week Competition
After naming Andrés Iniesta (Barcelona and Spain central midfielder and three-time UEFA Champions League winner) and Thiago Silva (central defender and Brazil and Paris Saint-Germain captain) the official ambassadors to the newfound partnership between Nissan and the UEFA Champions League, the first tangible fruits of the partnership have been revealed in the form of the UEFA Champions League Goal of the Week engineered by Nissan competition, which will give football fans the world over the opportunity to vote for the best goals of each week.
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“The Goal of the Week activity will enable football fans to debate and determine the best and most technical UEFA Champions League goals around every match week, offering an exclusive opportunity to bring the excitement from the football pitch directly to fans online,” said Roel de-Vries, Corporate Vice President, Global Head of Marketing, Communications & Brand Strategy of Nissan.
Starting with the first group stage match week (September 16-17), fans will be able to visit UEFA.com or the UEFA Champions League section of Nissan’s various websites starting September 18 to submit their votes for Goal of the Week.
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During the UEFA Champions League Goal of the Week engineered by Nissan competition, the five best goals from each week (as determined by a panel of UEFA judges) will be put to a fan vote. Those who participate will have the chance to win a number of prizes.
Nissan will also offer community and children’s organizations, dealers, Nissan customers, and members of the media the opportunity to watch the away team train the day prior to their UEFA Champions League game.