Sao Paulo, HEAUS MEDIA REPORTS, In February 2018, TCL appointed Neymar Jr.,one of the world’s most influential and widely–recognized soccer superstar, as its global brand ambassador, He became an advertising boy of TCL, appearing in commercials, posters and social networks.
Today ,April 17th, He officially took up his new role as global brand ambassador for TCL, top-three global television manufacturer and leading consumer electronics brand.
The star young footballer kicked off the brand’s 2018 global sports campaign at an event in his hometown of Sao Paulo.
“It was a great honor to be present in the TCL & NEYMAR JR Global Press Conference,” Neymar Jr. tweets, “Thanks for the gift from China and let’s meet the challenge head-on this summer.”
“I am honored to be Global Brand Ambassador for TCL. The brand and I share similar values, such as the constant pursuit of excellence and great results,” said Neymar Jr., “My fans watch me play football on TV, and I enjoy watching sport on my TCL TV at home with my family and friends. I know the partnership with TCL will be an entertaining journey.” added Neymar Jr.
“This is a perfect fit for TCL because we are very passionate about sports,”said Kevin Wang, Senior Vice President of TCL Corporation and CEO of TCL Multimedia. “The partnership with Neymar Jr. will be fully integrated into TCL’s global brand and marketing strategies. We are excited to work with Neymar Jr. and to offer consumers an immersive viewing experience to embrace the sports they love this summer with our intelligent TV products.”
“The partnership with Neymar Jr. is a key next step in TCL’s global brand strategy,” Kevin Wang told HEAUS, “The tie-up allows TCL to reach a wider audience of young sports fans worldwide and will raise TCL’s global brand visibility, reinforcing the company’s youthful, international brand image”.
“Our vision is to create TCL into a global leader in smart products and internet services. We connect our consumers with enhanced technology leadership, and smart and intelligent product experiences and global partnerships that fit the brand” Kevin Wang added.
Neymar Jr. experienced TCL’s flagship QLED TV X6 and TCL 4k UHD TV P6 at the event, which were launched in Brazil, and helped to co-launch a series of TCL x Neymar Jr. advertising campaigns.
Recently, the company launched a large-scale outdoor advertising campaign with the theme “BORN A LEGEND” and celebrated the partnership at global landmarks such as New York’s Times Square, Hollywood TCL Chinese Theatre and in locations across US, Mexico, France, Germany, Italy, Poland, India, Vietnam, Thailand, Australia and China.
TCL ranked top-three in the global LCD TV market with a market share of 10.9% in 2017, according to IHS Technology and the company’s shipment data. (Todd)