What They're Saying: Patrick Nally

“For many, many World Cups, we had great brand names and great sponsors to match the great event taking place. What has happened over recent years, as the FIFA brand has got toxic, brands have either been withdrawing or not racing to join.”

-- Patrick Nally, who created the blueprint for FIFA's sponsorship program, on the problems the organization, tainted by corruption, has attracting sponsors. Most new sponsors are "political," such as Russian energy firm Gazprom, Qatar Airways and China's Wanda. (Irish Times)
1 comment about "What They're Saying: Patrick Nally".
  1. R2 Dad, June 30, 2017 at 4:49 p.m.

    The football community is shocked-- SHOCKED--at this unforeseeable turn of events. Whoda thunk corruption turns away legitimate fans and corporations and attracts the remoras of the world?

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