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On November 13th 2014, Etihad Airways a major partnership with MLS newcomers, New York City FC.  

David Villa in The Residence

New York City FC was founded on May 21, 2013 as Major League Soccer’s twentieth franchise and the second in the New York City metro area. The agreement will see the Etihad logo feature on NYCFC playing jerseys for the next 5 years.

The club is owned by a partnership between City Football Group and the New York Yankees and will begin play in 2015 at iconic Yankee Stadium.

The team will be led by Spanish World Cup champion David Villa and former England and Premier League Player of the Year Frank Lampard.

About the sponsorship agreement
Etihad’s partnership with New York City FC will mark its first sponsorship of a professional team in the United States.

New York City Football Club logo

As the Club’s primary partner, the Etihad logo will take place on NYCFC’s home and away kits giving the brand national exposure during all of NYCFC’s matches.


In addition, Etihad will have signage and promotional activities during NYCFC matches at Yankee Stadium as well as online and social media contests and sweepstakes for supporters and fans.

Read the official press release ►

New York City Football Club jerseys

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Manchester City Football Club logo

Manchester City Football Club

Click here to check out our sponsorship with Manchester City Football Club.
Melbourne City Football Club logo

Melbourne City Football Club

Click here to check out our sponsorship with Melbourne City FC.