Mastercard, the financial transaction giant, has been. He is a long-standing sponsor of the football matches held across the globe and especially the UEFA Champions League which is the most prestigious competition in European club football. Mastercard has played a passionate role in bringing the football experience out to the world.
José Mourinho, the boss man for Tottenham Hotspur FC, who is also a 2-time UEFA Champions League-winning manager, came together with some of the other legends of the game. Edwin van der Sar, Marcel Desailly and Ada Hegerberg came together with Mastercard to offer there two cents into how a ball can be a start to ‘Something Priceless’.
The legends discussed how football is instrumental in shaping up not only their careers but also has become an integral part of their lives. Marcel Desailly, who lifted the UEFA Champions League trophy being a part of AC Milan as well as Marseille, credited the support of his team-mates and the ‘connections’ during the match to his success.
Mourinho was quoted saying that football is nothing short of a volcano of all things incredible. “My father was a football player and I was born on a matchday. My father and his team-mates left the team hotel to come and see me.”-he said.
“A ball can start something priceless” – Mourinho
“I learned all about life with a ball at my feet” – Ronaldinho.
He was supported and the feelings echoed by van der San, former UEFA Champions League winner, where he talked about the impact of the game on the fans and the joy it provides.
Hegerberg, on the other hand, spoke about the power of football and her wish that they would be able to inspire more from the new generation and more females to join the sport as much as possible and be able to grab the ‘Spotlight’.
It is interesting that the legends of footballs proudly share their experiences and circling the admires with great inspiration. That is all for now. Stay tuned with us so we could keep sharing the amazing updates.