Sports are one of the most entertaining activities not only for those who play but also for those who watch. One of the most popular sports all over the world has to be Football. It is played in over 200 countries and over 250 million players are associated with it. The best thing is we are going to witness another FIFA World Cup in just a few months. FIFA World Cup is an international football competition between the senior men’s national football teams who are members of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA).
FIFA World Cup started its journey in 1930 and this year 32 teams will compete with each other for the trophy. For 92 years The World Cup has been entertaining the world and its people. All these years many companies have been a part of this as their sponsors, this year as well, FIFA World Cup is getting many sponsors from all around the world.
This year the competition is scheduled to start on 21st November 2022. In this article, we will talk about the brands that are associated with the World Cup and are sponsoring one of the biggest sports events of 2022. So, without any further ado, let’s look at the list of sponsors of Fifa 2022.
“To have a sponsor is better but to be a sponsor is the best.” -Anonymous
List of World Cup 2022 Sponsors
The sponsors of Football World Cup 2022 are:
Ed techs are creating a wave in the business industry and Byju’s is India’s largest Ed-tech company. It was founded in the year 2011 by Byju Raveendran and Divya Gokulnath. The app has over 115 million registered users who are learning through this app. Recently, Byju's has created history by becoming the first Indian official sponsor of The FIFA World Cup 2022. Byju's paid approximately $30 to $40 million to become the official sponsor of Fifa.
Budweiser is a beer brew brand that provides alcoholic beverages and merchandise. It is one of the most popular and well-known brands of beer in the world. The brand was founded in the year 1876. It is the largest selling beer in the United States of America. Budweiser has been the FIFA World Cup sponsor for more than 25 years and this is nothing different as it is officially sponsoring the FIFA World Cup 2022 as well.
Hisense is a world-renowned Chinese multinational tech company popular for manufacturing consumer electronics products. The company was founded in the year 1969 by Zhou Houjian, the brand has been serving the world for over five decades and has become a promising company that is home to a number of electronics products. The headquarters is situated in Qingdao, China. Hisense is the official sponsor of the FIFA World Cup.
Vivo is a well-known Chinese tech company founded in the year 2009 by Duan Yongping and Shen Wei. Vivo is known for providing high-tech smartphones to its customers; it is undoubtedly one of the leading brands of smartphones in the world. Vivo has always been part of some of the greatest sports events in the world. So, it is not something unusual that it has become the official sponsor of The World Cup 2022.
The World’s leading Fast-food chain known for its burgers and fries was founded in the year 1940 by Richard McDonald and Maurice McDonald. With serving over 119 countries McDonald's is a prime place to have breakfast and snacks. The company has become a brand that is loved by almost everyone. Such is its popularity that it also has become the official sponsor of FIFA World Cup 2022.
Crypto.com is a cryptocurrency exchange app. The company was founded in the year 2016 by Bobby Bao, Rafael Melo, Gary Or, and Kris Marszalek and its headquarters is situated in Singapore. It is said to be the fastest-growing cryptocurrency platform and has over 400o employees all over the world. Crypto.com has become one of the official sponsors of the FIFA World Cup 2022.
List of Partners of FIFA
Fédération Internationale de Football Association commonly known as FIFA and all its Partners are:
Wanda Group is a Chinese multinational conglomerate, they are known for being the leading real estate company. Apart from that, it has also known for being one of the top children’s entertainment companies, Film Companies and Sports Companies. It was founded by Wang Jianlin in 1988. In 2016, Wanda Group signed as a Partner of FIFA and this year as well it is the Partner of the association.
Qatar Airways is a five-star airline in Qatar. The airline was founded in the year 1993 by Akbar Al Baker, it is known for providing the best amenities to its customers, for being clean, for giving fine quality food and services and of course for comfortable seats. Qatar Airways is the Official Partner of FIFA 2022.
Coca-Cola is the multinational beverage company that rules the industry of Soft drinks. The brand started its journey in the late 19thcentury and since then it has been the top brand of soft drinks. It can be found in over 200 countries and the headquarters is situated in Atlanta, The United States of America. Coca-Cola is one of the longest Partners of FIFA, the collaboration began in 1974, in the FIFA World Cup 2022, it is also the Official Partner of FIFA.
Adidas is a German multinational and the second-largest sportswear manufacturer company in the world. It was founded in the year 1924 by Rudolph Dassler and Adolf Dassler. The brand is most famous for its footwear collections. Since 1970 Adidas has been associated with FIFA as its official partner, it’s been over 50 years the brand is continuing its journey with FIFA. It is the official partner of FIFA in the World Cup.
Visa is an American multinational financial services organisation that was founded in the year 1958; it was launched by the Bank of America. It is the most popular and the largest card payment organisation in the entire world. Visa is the partner of FIFA since 2007 and this year as well it is the Official Partner of FIFA World Cup 2022.
Hyundai is a world-known multinational company that is into automotive manufacturing. It was founded in the year 1967 by Chung Ju-Yung. The headquarters is based in Seoul, South Korea. Hyundai started its journey with FIFA in 1999 and since then it has been accustomed to the association for years. This year as well, Hyundai is the Official Partner of FIFA.
With the biggest sporting event of Football right around the corner, it will be exciting to watch who will be the next sponsors of the World Cup 2022. It is definitely one of the most awaited sporting events in the world so brands will fight their way to be associated with it.
Who are the sponsors of World Cup 2022?
Byju’s, Budweiser, Hyundai, Visa, Qatar Airways, Adidas, Wanda Group, McDonald's, Vivo, and Hisense are the sponsors of FIFA World Cup 2022.
How many teams are there in World Cup 2022?
There are 32 teams in the FIFA World Cup 2022.
When will FIFA World Cup start?
FIFA World Cup will start on 21st November 2022.
Who is holding the World Cup in 2022?
Qatar is hosting the FIFA World Cup 2022 and the country will make its first appearance in FIFA World Cup 2022.
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