Audi of America extends sponsorship with Major League Soccer
HERNDON, Va., July 31, 2018 – Audi of America and Major League Soccer (MLS) announced today a multi-year extension of their partnership. As part of the agreement, Audi will remain the league’s Official Automotive Partner and the title sponsor of the Audi MLS Cup Playoffs.
“We’re thrilled to extend our relationship with Major League Soccer, an integral partner to Audi of America," said Loren Angelo, vice president, Marketing, Audi of America. "We remain committed to raising the profile of the game of soccer stateside and value this partnership that allows us to drive participation for the sport. Through this continued sponsorship and the recent opening of Audi Field, we’re proud to collaborate with MLS to connect soccer fans and reach new fans.”
With the opening of D.C. United's Audi Field – the soccer stadium in the nation’s capital – along with ten sponsorships with MLS clubs, Audi continues its commitment to growing the game in North America. Audi of America became an official automotive sponsor of MLS in 2015.
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ABOUT AUDI OF AMERICA
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ABOUT MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER
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