MasterCard and SOCCER.COM Team Up to Give Away A Trip to the 2011 UEFA Champions League Final in London

HILLSBOROUGH, N.C., — Sports Endeavors Inc. — better known as Eurosport/SOCCER.COM — is sponsoring a sweepstakes giving one lucky soccer fan the chance to win a trip to London, England for the 2011 UEFA Champions League final at Wembley Stadium.  This prize experience is provided courtesy of MasterCard Worldwide.

“As a fan there’s nothing better than winning a trip to see the Champions League Final and it’s wonderful to pass this opportunity on to our loyal fans and customers,” said Vicente Navarro, Eurosport’s Director of Hispanic Marketing. “In addition, we are also looking forward to working with our esteemed partner, MasterCard, in increasing transactions through our e-commerce platforms.”

The winner will receive roundtrip airfare for two, as well as five-star hotel accommodations for a five-day, four-night trip to London, England. The winner will also receive two tickets to the 2011 Champions League Final to be held in Wembley Stadium and will have the opportunity to meet and greet one of the world’s most respected and revered referees, Pierluigi Collina. Visit www.soccer.com/mastercard for more details.

“MasterCard is excited to partner with Eurosport to help make available to one lucky cardholder a unique — and priceless — experience that they won’t be able to find anywhere else,” said Michael Robichaud, Vice-President of Global Sponsorships at MasterCard Worldwide.

By using your MasterCard on SOCCER.COM, fans are not only able to buy their favorite team’s gear in time for their holiday shopping, but also have a chance to be at the heart of soccer’s premier club competition: the UEFA Champions League Final.

MasterCard is an official sponsor of the UEFA Champions League.

“We couldn’t be more excited to be working with MasterCard on this promotion,” said Durward Williams, Eurosport’s Director of Strategic Alliances. “Eurosport reaches over 5 million homes and that’s a lot of holiday shopping, whether it’s online or through the catalog. This promotion is a fantastic way to offer a really exciting opportunity for all of our customers and it provides us with the opportunity to be able to give something back to our huge base of supporters.”