Major Sponsors of the UEFA Champions League, Heineken has announced that former Barcelona and Spanish football legend, Carles Puyol will visit Nigeria, as part of the UEFA Champions League Tour.
The legend who won the Champions League with Barcelona will travel to various cities across Nigeria from the 16th to 18th of April.
Puyol will play a match with selected consumers of the beer brand, Heineken, after displays at experience centres in Lagos and Uyo.
According to the Marketing Director, Nigerian Breweries, Emmanuel Oriakhi, the choice to bring Puyol was in tandem with the brand’s tradition of bringing one of the best footballers in the world on the trophy tour and allow Nigerians to get a chance to see him face-to-face for the first time.
Heineken has been in partnership as major sponsors of the UEFA Champions League since 1994 and has become the world’s most-watched competition in the last 25 years.