International superstar Ed Sheeran will sponsor the Ipswich Town club after signing a one-year contract.
It is undoubtedly the least anticipated signing of the year, but the British musician will indeed become the jersey sponsor of the first women’s and men’s teams of his heart club, which plays in the English third division. Born in Suffolk, the one who accumulates billions of views on his music videos is one of the greatest pride of the inhabitants of the city and he gives them back.
“The football club is a big part of the local community and it’s my way of showing my support. I have always enjoyed my trips to Portman Road and look forward to returning there as soon as supporters are allowed to enter the stadiums again ”Ed Sheeran said when announcing his collaboration with his favorite club. After one of his tours in 2019, the author of the song “Shape of You” – which peaks at more than 5 billion views on YouTube – had even sold a special Ipswich Town shirt to mark the event. ‘event.
It’s an announcement that may disappoint Ed Sheeran fans but his name shouldn’t appear on the front of the shirt. The international pop star and the champion club England in 1962 unveiled an enigmatic logo made up of several mathematical signs. When asked about the meaning of these signs, Ed Sheeran claimed that everything would be explained in due course. With the word “Tour” below the mathematical signs, we can still think that a musical tour could take place if the health situation allows it.
🎥 Town’s director of sales, Rosie Richardson, spoke to iFollow Ipswich following the news that Ed Sheeran will be the Club’s shirt sponsor next season.
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“We’re obviously delighted that Ed has agreed to become our shirt sponsor next season. I have worked with Ed and his management team on various initiatives over the years and have hosted Ed and his guests at Portman Road for many games. He has shown his support for his hometown in so many ways and this is another example of that. We can’t wait to see Ed – and all the other supporters – return to Portman Road next season ”, argued Rosie Richardson, club sales manager. There is something to understand his joy when we think of the 32 million subscribers that the singer has on Instagram. In the Premier League, only Manchester United can boast of having more, so on the scale of the English 3rd division … The arrival of Ed Sheeran should bring a lot of marketing and sales of shirts should explode in Ipswich.