Visa and U.S. Soccer Announce Multi-Year Partnership Extension Ahead of FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023™
Partnership Renewal with
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“We’re excited to continue and expand our long-standing partnership with
SheBelieves Cup, new MVP award grant:
Visawill remain the presenting partner of the annual SheBelieves Cup -- which is part of the overall SheBelieves movement that aims to encourage young women and girls to reach their dreams, athletic or otherwise -- and the fan-voted MVP award. In an effort to increase impact and further support women’s empowerment, a $25,000 Visa-funded grant will be awarded to a U.S.women-owned small business on behalf of the winning athlete.
Presenting partner of the
U.S. Soccer Mobile Fan Studio: A pop-up retail experience at U.S.Soccer matches to provide fans with access to unique experiences such as former player meet and greets, exclusive merchandise, product customization and more.
Special hospitality backstage experiences:
Visa Experience Passto provide unprecedented access to National Team events, players and coaches for Visaclients and cardholders at Men’s and Women’s National Team matches.
Complimentary Jersey Customization Offer:
Visacardholders are offered complimentary customization of jerseys and memorabilia during special launches before special events and tournaments. 7,000 cardholders took advantage of this offer in 2022-2023 and helped U.S.Soccer to its most successful jersey launch to date.
Visa Cardholder Ticket Presale: All Visa cardholders will get exclusive early access to a ticket presale window for each
U.S.Women’s and Men’s National Team matches.
Supporting Women in Soccer and Empowering Women Everywhere
U.S.Women’s National Team (USWNT) Designer Collaborations: On July 17, the USWNT announced collaborations with five unique brands ahead of the FIFA Women’s World Cup2023™. Among them, the capsule collection features USWNT branded items designed by two women creators from Visa She’s Next in Fashion, Empowered by Visa– which provides women-owned small businesses in the fashion and beauty space with funding through grants, tools and resources needed to thrive.
Available today (
July 18), Samii Ryan’s collection will include an oversized tee, bucket hat, satin jacket, satin pant, and bodysuit.
Starting Friday (
July 21), fans can purchase RE-INC’s bandana inspired by the New Zealandand Australianight skies. RE-INC is founded by USWNT champions Megan Rapinoe, Tobin Heath, Meghan Klingenbergand Christen Press.
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Visa Player of the Match Small Business Grants: When a USWNT player wins the Visa Player of the Match Award at the upcoming FIFA Women’s World Cup™, a
U.S.women-owned small business will be rewarded as well. Visais giving $500,000, in total, in grants to small businesses in the winning athlete’s host market throughout the tournament.
To learn more about Visa’s support for women athletes and women small business owners, visit here.
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