Emirates enlisted the assistance of Arsenal, Actual Madrid and AC Milan to shock its most deserving followers and reconnect them with their favorite soccer golf equipment. In a 12 months stuffed with video calls, it was solely apt that Emirates arrange one final digital assembly they might always remember.
The unassuming followers joined the teleconference considering they might be recapping the 12 months and sharing their ardour for sport. They acquired a lot extra in return as prime gamers like Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Toni Kroos and Alessio Romagnoli made shock appearances by way of video name and gifted them with Emirates flight tickets and match tickets to observe the golf equipment they help.
The footballers reached out to their respective membership followers and their surprises have been documented in three totally different movies however the message was a united one – reconnect with the world in 2021, with household, buddies and soccer.
Emirates and Arsenal scoured the globe for probably the most deserving membership supporters and shocked them with 2 flight tickets to London and a pair of tickets to observe an Arsenal recreation of their alternative at Emirates Stadium.
The followers included Qalid, Josh, Kenny and Assil from Arsenal’s Neighborhood Kicks programme within the UK who had spent over 200 hours throughout lockdown volunteering at foodbanks in London. Lifelong Arsenal fan Chris, primarily based in Dubai, was nominated by the Arsenal UAE Supporters Membership and had spent the 12 months championing psychological well being and supporting over 500 people. Singapore-based followers James and Tricia have been nominated by the Arsenal Singapore Supporters Membership. The parents-to-be have had a very tough 12 months, separated from their households within the UK the place James’ father is battling most cancers.
The followers have been pleasantly shocked when their calls have been joined by “technical help assistants” who turned out to be none apart from Arsenal’s star gamers Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Thomas Partey, Bernd Leno, Granit Xhaka.
Actual Madrid FC
Actual Madrid FC and Emirates recruited stars Thibaut Courtois, Toni Kroos, Eden Hazard and Marco Asensio to reconnect followers Naved in Dubai and Jandro primarily based in Rio De Janeiro with their family members.
Naved’s ardour for the membership led him to study Spanish and he was meant to journey to satisfy his pal Yoa Tamoyo, one other die-hard Madridista this 12 months however had their plans cancelled due to the pandemic. Jandro additionally had his journey plans halted and has been separated from his household in Madrid.
The Actual Madrid stars interrupted their video name to current the followers with flight tickets to satisfy in Madrid and a particular invitation to observe them play.
AC Milan FC
AC Milan gamers additionally performed their half to reconnect followers with the household they’d been lacking. Alberto, primarily based in New York and his father, Paolo in Milan have been aside for the reason that pandemic. Alberto and Paolo thought they have been solely discussing their Rossoneri ardour over video name when Alessio Romagnoli, Gianluigi Donnarumma and Franck Kessié made a shock look with a flight ticket and invitation for Alberto to return again to Milan and catch a match together with his father within the close to future. Watch the video right here.
Emirates has been a proud sponsor of Actual Madrid, AC Milan, Arsenal, and for 9, 13, and 16 years respectively, connecting with sports activities followers by way of a shared ardour for the sport. All year long, when many international locations have been beneath strict lockdown, Emirates joined fingers with its sponsorship companions to interact with communities world wide by way of campaigns and initiatives that permit folks know they weren’t alone, offering info, motivation, inspiration, and leisure.