IG partners with NFL to sponsor London Games 2022

Rick Steves

“We’re very excited at the prospect of partnering with the NFL as they continue to grow their audience in the UK. The London Games in particular are always special occasions, and we can’t wait to play our part in bringing such inspiring experiences to both the fans in attendance and everyone watching at home.”

FCA-regulated FX and CFD broker IG has partnered with the National Football League (NFL) to become a presenting partner for the London Games 2022 and lead partner for NFL UK.

The London Games is a series of annual regular season NFL games played in the English capital.

IG branding on display at the London Games this October

The sponsorship deal, which will see the provider of online trading and investments become an official partner of the NFL, will have IG branding on display at the London Games this October, with IG fan experiences on gameday.

IG will also sponsor the gameday ‘Player of the Match Award’, voted for by fans present in the stadium, and will become lead sponsor of NFL television broadcast Sunday Night Football on Sky Sports, sponsor of NFL lifestyle programming on Sky Sports NFL and have sponsorship idents across two of the NFL London Games on ITV, as well as Super Bowl live and The NFL Show on Friday evenings on ITV.

Henry Hodgson, NFL UK General Manager, commented: “We are delighted to partner with IG as lead partner for NFL UK. With three games being played in London in 2022, and a focus on growing the game at every level in the UK in the coming years, it is an exciting time of growth for the NFL here. We look forward to working closely with IG in our shared ambitions to help take our game to new audiences.”

Louis Bridger, Head of IG UK, said: “We’re very excited at the prospect of partnering with the NFL as they continue to grow their audience in the UK. The London Games in particular are always special occasions, and we can’t wait to play our part in bringing such inspiring experiences to both the fans in attendance and everyone watching at home.”

The London Games kicks off on Sunday 2nd October when Minnesota Vikings face New Orleans Saints at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. Games also take place on 9th October and 30th October, with the latter hosted at Wembley Stadium.

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