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Chelsea, Other Clubs to Create 'Simpsons' Branded Merchandise

Chelsea on Thursday became the latest international soccer team to join a first-of-its-kind marketing campaign featuring a collaboration between the Fox TV show “The Simpsons” and world club powerhouses Barcelona, Juventus, FC Porto, Zenit St Petersburg, Corinthians, and Boca Juniors. The Premier League giant will join these other clubs in creating branded merchandise featuring “Simpsonized” versions of their players that will be available for purchase later this year. Separately, a soccer-themed episode in which Homer becomes a World Cup referee whose honesty is tested by a South American game-fixing ring will air on Fox next month.

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