Most Expensive Kit Deals: Real Madrid becomes the first club in the history of world football to sign a deal of £1 billion for 10 years. Till now this is the biggest deal in history all sports in General. The world of football has transformed into a global entertainment network. This sport has developed a worldwide audience of billion fans across various territories. Each of the clubs and national sides is sponsored by different brands in order to popularise their products. Football kit sponsorship has grown quite crucial as intense bidding sessions take place to link with the famous club teams across various leagues. Some of the market giants for sports products such as Adidas, Nike and Puma have emerged as the popular football kit suppliers. Adidas is linked with big clubs such as Real Madrid and Chelsea for many years now.
Most Expensive Kit Deals:
Football kit sponsorship has grown quite crucial as intense bidding sessions take place to link with the famous club teams across various leagues. Some of the market giants for sports products such as Adidas, Nike and Puma have emerged as the popular football kit suppliers. Adidas is linked with big clubs such as Real Madrid and Chelsea for many years now.
How Does the Kit Supplying Contract Works?
The biggest sports manufacturers in the world at present supply footballing kits to clubs in Europe and other parts of the globe. These brands pay a yearly fee to the designated clubs for offering team kit and other merchandise. There are fixed contracts which are stated for a long-term ranging from 5-10 years and short term contracts for 1-2 years. Let use assume if Nike is a kit supplier for any club then it would be responsible for offering official kits to the first team, second team and reserve team. Moreover, training clothes and other accessories would also be offered to the club players. This contract helps the sponsors to sell official clubs jerseys on their websites.
Man Utd Kit Deal with Adidas worth £750 million for 10 years:
Adidas has also gathered the football kit contract for Manchester United this year. United’s performance last year wasn’t that much appealing and the team also failed to enter the Champions League. But the football kit contract battle was fierce between Adidas and Nike. Nike was already in command of United’s kit for many years and was seeking an opportunity to extend their contract. United placed a deal to support the extension only if there was a double hike in the yearly revenue.
Adidas undoubtedly sealed a deal with Manchester United for £75m/year. This contract for kit supply is the biggest in terms of revenue in the history of football. Adidas is also the sole supplier of football kits for Real Madrid and Bayern Munich. These two contracts also involve huge money which has made Adidas the best in the business at present.
Most Expensive Football Kit Contracts:
|9||AC MILAN||Adidas||£19 m||2013-2023|
|11||MANCHESTER CITY||Nike||£15 m||2013-2019|