Paris St Germain launched their new Indonesian website. Following the launch of the Arabic version in October 2012, the club of the french capital expand to its Indonesian fanbase. Paris St Germain also confirmed its 2014 summer tour in Asia.
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The Bundesliga is setting its sights on the U.S. market as the next phase of its global expansion plan, and has explored talks with Major League Soccer about sending a team to play in its All-Star Game, according to the league’s Head of Business & Specialist Media Dirk Meyer-Bosse.
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Barcelona fans will agree Lionel Messi is worth his weight in gold, and a Japanese jeweller has unveiled a solid golden replica of the Argentine’s foot in tribute to the Ballon d’Or winner.
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Manchester United announced on Tuesday they will visit Japan as part of their pre-season tour of Asia, giving a chance for Japanese attacking midfielder Shinji Kagawa to dazzle his home fans.
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Forbes published the Manchester United valuation: $3 billion. Man United has become the first sports team in the world with a $3 billion valuation.
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Manchester United have agreed a partnership with APLUS Co., Ltd., a member company of the Shinsei Bank Group, to launch two new credit cards aimed at the club’s supporters in Japan.
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The first Champions League store opened in Japan. Located on the ground floor of the Kamo soccer shop, the store offers an immersion into the competition and its history. With AC Milan ambassadors Franco Baresi, Daniele Massaro and Dida, the Champions League store aims at increasing european football presence in Japan.
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Nike made another significant step in its global football presence. After being the official matchball supplier of the Barclays Premier League, La Liga BBVA and the Italian Serie A TIM, Nike will be suplying the Copa America with the Total90 Tracer Doma matchball.
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Nike Inc. said it will donate $1 million to the recovery efforts in Japan, while its Nike Japan subsidiary will donate $250,000 worth of footwear and apparel for victims.
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A couple of months ago, I published an article about Tom Byer, a youth coach in Japan. Tom is doing a fantastic job with his coaching clinics, and is actively participating to the growth of football in Asia. Recently, the New York Times praised his work, and the Asian World Cup outlines his performances! Let me share the NYT article with you guys:
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Being a former semi-professional football player, I have always had a great respect for coaches, especially those who coach kids. They have tremendous responsibilites as their duty (in my opinion) goes beyond coaching. Sometimes, they endorse the Father’s role or are as influencial as a big brother. Tom Byer is coaching kids in Japan, and his story is just fantastic. Here is an interview he gave to Football Weekly back in 2009.
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