MEXICO: Grupo Modelo steps up Corona football sponsorship

By | 19 July 2013

Corona will be sponsor of three more Mexican football teams

Corona will be sponsor of three more Mexican football teams

Grupo Modelo is adding to the list of football teams in Mexico it sponsors through its lager brand Corona, as it ups its involvement in the sport. 

The brewer, acquired by Anheuser-Busch InBev last month a year after the deal was first announced, will be the official sponsor of Monarcas Morelia, Puebla, and Jaguares Chiapas of the Liga MX Football League for the Apertura phase of the season, it said yesterday (18 July). Modelo, through Corona, already sponsors teams, including America, Pumas, Santos, Atlas, Toluca, Atlante, and Leon.

Enrique Velazquez, Modelo's group head of Corona, said the company is also working on “new projects related to football”, without giving further details. 

Sectors: Beer & cider, Marketing – advertising & promotions

Companies: Modelo, InBev

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