Legendary former footballer Dwight Yorke gets up close with Indian fans
Chevrolet celebrated its partnership with Manchester United in India. Legendary former player Dwight Yorke recently visited the country to get up close with Indian football fans as part of the United Trophy Tour in the country.
As the Official Automotive Partner of Manchester United, Chevrolet pledges to unite supporters around the world through the game of football. Chevrolet believes in putting fans first in the partnership, developing unique and once in a lifetime opportunities to bring Manchester United supporters and enthusiasts closer to their team and give back to the game they love.
â€œChevrolet is extremely proud to connect Manchester United with its passionate supporters in India. The long association of Chevrolet with football in India is a testimony to the great belief Chevrolet has in the game of football that has the unique capability to unite people all around the world,â€ said Lowell Paddock, President and Managing Director, General Motors India.
From the 2014-15 season onwards, Chevrolet will be the official Jersey sponsor of the most popular football team in the world, Manchester United. As part of the United Trophy Tour in India, Chevrolet is giving fans the chance toÂ get up close with Dwight Yorke and see the Barclays Premier League Trophy.
â€œItâ€™s a great honour to be able to promote the fantastic relationship between Manchester United and Chevrolet to our Indian fans. The chance to meet some of our 4.5 million followers is something I am very excited about, and gives us a wonderful opportunity to promote football in India. Events like this provide a key platform to unite our fans around the World,â€ said Dwight Yorke, ex-Manchester United striker.
The event was a roaring success with over hundreds of fans turning up for the event. The fans got a chance to meet Dwight Yorke, ask Dwight questions about football, his career and Manchester United, and even win some exciting Chevrolet merchandise. Chevrolet India hosted two contests parallel to this event. The Meet the Legends contest gave five Manchester United fans an opportunity to meet Dwight Yorke at the event and get up close and personal with the premier league trophy. Fans also got a chance to win personalized autographs signed by Dwight Yorke through the Line for Legends contest.