Sydney FC to cash in on Alessandro Del Piero show with overseas exhibitions
Soccer shoes for girls nike hypervenom phinish fg just as LA Galaxy sold out stadiums overseas on the back of signing David Beckham, Sydney have set their sights on a lucrative postseason tour of Asia to cash in on Del Piero’s huge popularity.
The games were included in the contract negotiations that brought Del Piero to Australia, and include the option for him to organise and promote a fixture in Italy.
The Italian star will share in the revenue from the games, and receive all the proceeds if he takes up the option of organising soccer shoes for girls a game between the sky blues and an Italian club Juventus is the logical first point in negotiations.
It’s understood that the Asian countries under consideration include Malaysia, China, Vietnam and Indonesia the latter hosting one of the largest Juventus fan clubs in the world outside Italy, according to the Italian club’s own website.
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The exact amount it will be worth to Sydney remains a work in progress, dependent on markets, the sale of TV rights and similar factors.
When Galaxy first came to Sydney in 2007 they received $1.25 million as a fee, a contribution to their airfares and accommodation at what was then Star City as a sponsorship.
But Football Federation Australia was able to sell 80,000 tickets at an average of $70 each, as well as a broadcast deal with the Ten Network, and it’s unlikely that the markets under consideration for a Sydney FC tour would sustain prices anywhere near that.
Nonetheless, the games will boost both Sydney’s bottom line and its profile, with kit sponsorship available for such oneoff games as well nike hypervenom phinish fg as fees for playing in the games.
The games are being arranged by the FIFAaccredited agent Lou Sticca, who worked with Sydney CEO Tony Pignata to bring Del Piero to Sydney as well as arranging Shinji Ono’s move to Western Sydney Wanderers.
Sticca has arranged tours here and overseas since the days of the NSL and confirmed nike hypervenom phinish fg he was looking at an itinerary for Sydney FC.
“Sydney have asked me to plan their postseason and I’m in the middle of doing that right now, Sticca said.
“We’ve spoken to a number of possible destinations, and there’s lots of interest though soccer shoes for girls nothing yet confirmed.
“It will be immediately after the ALeague season, so late April and early May, and the club have agreed to up to four games,
Though Del Piero is wildly popular in Japan, it’s believed that market is seen as saturated, especially given the recent visits of EPL clubs.
Sydney will shortly introduce a dedicated Del Piero range of merchandise beyond just named shirts, with the club hoping to make substantial overseas sales.
Coach Holger Osieck hopes to continue the Socceroos’ momentum after confirming Australia will nike hypervenom phinish fg face South Korea in an international friendly next month nike hypervenom phinish fg soccer shoes for girls.