La Liga is already residence to a few of the greatest names in world soccer – however now it has signed up with arguably the longest identify in world soccer.
Spain’s high flight has agreed a one-year shirt sponsorship cope with a Welsh fifth-tier aspect whose full identify is Clwb Pel Droed Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch Soccer Membership.
That is the identify displayed on the membership badge, though they extra generally go by the shortened model, Llanfairpwll.
La Liga – residence to such stars as Frenkie de Jong, Jude Bellingham, Luka Modric and Robert Lewandowski – could have its emblem on the entrance of the north Welsh membership’s residence and away shirts.
The Anglesey-based village membership play in Division One of many North Wales Coast West League.
The workforce will put on their new La Liga shirts on Saturday once they host island rivals Holyhead City.
“We have got an ideal group right here who’re actually dedicated to bringing success to the membership,” supervisor Gwyndaf Hughes stated.
“This new partnership with La Liga brings additional professionalism to our aspect, and I do know the lads cannot wait to put on the brand new package with satisfaction from this Saturday and all through the season.”
Llanfairpwll chairwoman Samantha Jones-Smith described the link-up as an “excellent partnership”.
“Not solely is it probably the most thrilling collaboration the membership has ever had, nevertheless it additionally permits us to enhance each on and off the sphere,” she stated.
“Securing a entrance of blouse companion of this degree is of important significance, and with La Liga’s long-standing historical past of footballing excellence, now we have a incredible companion to affix us on our journey.”
Llanfairpwll aren’t the primary Welsh membership to obtain help from an sudden supply.
Line of Responsibility star Vicky McClure and her filmmaker husband Jonny Owen agreed a deal for his or her manufacturing firm BYO Movies to function on the package of Southern League aspect Merthyr City in 2021.
That was 5 years after Hollywood star Naomi Watts agreed to develop into honorary president of Llanfairpwll’s Anglesey neighbours Glantraeth.
Watts, star of Mulholland Drive and King Kong, frolicked as a toddler on her grandparents’ farm on Anglesey.