Volkswagen Scores Big with Announcement of U.S. Soccer Team Player Named Brand Ambassador

November 15th, 2021 by
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Big and exciting news for soccer fans! Volkswagen of America has named U.S. Men’s National Team (USMNT) player, Christian Pulisic as brand ambassador. As Presenting Partner of U.S. Soccer, Volkswagen has been working with the Federation and multiple U.S. Women’s and Men’s Soccer Team players to strengthen the partnership and reach new audiences.

“We’re excited to welcome Christian into the Volkswagen family and continue expanding our relationships with U.S. Soccer team players,” said Kimberly Gardiner, Senior Vice President, Marketing, Volkswagen of America. “His community activism and genuine interest in Volkswagen vehicles like the ID.4 and GTI make him a natural fit for our brand and we look forward to working together on some meaningful projects.”

Pulisic and his family have been Volkswagen owners for many years, making this announcement all the more special. The soccer star and his family currently drive a Golf GTI and Tiguan.

Despite his youthful age, Pulisic has accumulated a number of impressive accolades in his professional career while representing the United States. With the U.S. Men’s National Team, he earned the distinction of being the youngest player to represent the USMNT in a World Cup Qualifier, the youngest two-time winner of the U.S. Soccer Male Player of the Year, and the youngest captain in team history.

“Really proud to have joined the Volkswagen family, a company that’s been a part of the Pulisic family as long as I can remember,” said Pulisic. “Growing up we owned multiple Volkswagen cars and my first car was a Volkswagen Polo that I drove when I was living in Germany.”

 

 

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