atlético madrid's sponsor used to be columbia pictures & they would change the jersey when a new movie was coming out pic.twitter.com/uhH6NzufAX. Absolute classic. German football giant, Bayern Munich, have announced a partnership with the parent company of TikTok and the club’s fans aren’t best pleased. Bayern Munich with Deutsche Telekom — $34 million per year, running until the end of the 2022-23 season. Barca and Unicef shirts: Mes Que En Dub. It was announced on May 14th, 2020 that Bayern Munich would be partnering with Douyin, the company behind the immensely popular social media site, TikTok. One of the cleanest combinations of all time. #3. Strongbow is more associated with sauced-up sesh lords rather connoisseurs of drip, but when donned by the likes of Mark Viduka, Harry Kewell and Alan Smith at the turn of the millennium, Leeds stepped out looking the cleanest they’ve ever looked. The gaming giant linked up with the Serie A side to promote the N64 release and Batistuta toyed with Serie A defenders IRL like he was playing FIFA. Fans react: Kang Sora engaged to non-celebrity boyfriend, {{#media.media_details}} For two seasons, Fiorentina had one of the most legendary sponsors in the history of the game: Nintendo. And now, both Bayern and TikTok’s parent company, Douyin, have agreed to a new partnership between the respective brands. The partnership blessed a number of classic Premier League kits though, and was worn by the iconic Entertainers team of Ginola, Asprilla, Ferdinand and more. A large portion of this revenue comes from the most expensive shirt sponsorship deals in all of sports, and it should come as no surprise that the three clubs with the largest jersey sponsorship deals also constitute the three most valuable soccer teams in the world. T Mobile’s refined ‘T’ template on the adidas x Bayern kits has seen an era of unrivalled drip coincide with era of domestic dominance for Bavarians. For a club that was without a stadium and floundering in the lower leagues, it was a perfect match. The partnership mainly focused on the PS2, undoubtedly the greatest console ever released. In 2003, the club signed a sponsorship deal with movie studio Columbia Pictures, which meant that ‘White Chicks’, ‘Terminator 3’ and ‘Hitch’ were some of the films supported by Fernando Torres prior to his move to Merseyside. Peak Big Sam. The18 Recommends For You Class Nike kits, revered Scottish beer, and several legendary sides made Rangers’ McEwan’s partnership an absolute cult classic at Ibrox from 1987 to 1999. It cannot be denied that TikTok has exploded in popularity in recent years. Have something to tell us about this article? With our partnership with Douyin, we’re taking the next important step.”. The unprecedented era of dominance for the Catalan club also saw them contribute millions to several vital causes that Unicef supported in their ongoing partnership. Bangers on bangers. More often that not, the best jerseys of all time are remembered for their manufacturer, template and overall attention to detail – but the accompanying sponsor is also essential to making a kit the whole package. Arguably the most iconic fit from the partnership so far is this Pink away kit from 2015/16, that Drake infamously stunted in on Instagram. #4. Liverpool with Standard Chartered — $50 million per year, running until the end of the 2022-23 season. Chelsea with Yokohama — $51 million per year, running until the end of the 2019-20 season. 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PSG have long been known as the kings of shirt and street style, and they wouldn’t have been able to accomplish that feat without Fly Emirates ultra clean branding on their shirts. Long before Brighton baled out in clean Nike and American Express shirts in their multi-million pound stadium,’Skint’ was emblazoned on Seagulls shirts for many a season. According to Bayern’s official statement, the partnership is aimed at improving the Bayern brand in China ahead of the Bundesliga restart on May 16th. PSG with Emirates — $32 million per year, but expiring in 2019.*. What’s more, Real Madrid recently reached a 10-year, $1.26 billion agreement with jersey manufacturer adidas. So much symmetry going down with this one. Levels. Another Italian classic, Opel were AC Milan’s sponsors for some of their greatest triumphs, including the Champions League in 2003 and 2007. This one’s a bit murky since Etihad pays a lump sum (or what Juventus president Andrea Agnelli calls “financial doping”) for jersey, training kit and stadium naming rights. Unreal. #10. #8. Legendary business. The automakers looked great on any jersey though, not least Bayern Munich…