The partnership will see the England football team fly off to Brazil equipped with the Samsung Galaxy S5, preloaded with health features including a heart rate monitor.
To celebrate the new partnership Samsung are offering England fans the opportunity to win a five star trip to Miami, Florida including tickets to see England take on Honduras at the Sun Life Stadium on Saturday 7th June.
Samsung Electronics UK & Ireland President, Andy Griffiths said: ‘We are thrilled to partner with the England football team ahead of what is set to be an exciting summer of football. Samsung has a long association with football both in the UK and globally and we’re delighted that this partnership adds to our on-going commitment to all football fans.
We wish the England team the best of luck this summer and are proud that the players and staff will be equipped with the latest Samsung technology.’
FA commercial director, Stuart Turner, added: ‘We are extremely excited that Samsung will be supporting the England team as our new Official Consumer Electronics & Smartphone Supplier. Samsung has a fantastic heritage in football across the globe and in such an important year, the team will be flying out to Brazil with the best possible mobile devices at their fingertips.’
The news comes the day after manager Roy Hodgson announced his squad for the FIFA World Cup at Vauxhall’s HQ in Luton. [Source: Sport Industry News]