It’s Super Bowl week in the United States with the San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs set to face off in Miami this Sunday to decide who will be the NFL champion.
Leading up to the big game, the players are available to the media to answer questions on a wide variety of topics. This wouldn’t normally be of interest to Paris Saint-Germain supporters, however, one player confirmed that he is indeed a PSG supporter.
— Ann Killion (@annkillion) January 28, 2020
Two weeks ago, 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo wore a PSG sweater during an interview with journalist Erin Andrews, which aired before the NFC Championship game between the 49ers and Green Bay Packers.
The capital club has long received exposure from celebrities and other athletes who wear their logo and colors, mostly from basketball stars. Still, now it seems as though PSG are receiving free publicity from athletes who play in the most popular sport in the United States.
Also, it explains why in October, Garoppolo’s teammate, George Kittle, was seen sporting a PSG hoodie. The reach that Les Parisiens have throughout the world via athletes and fashionable merchandise is why the brand is skyrocketing.
A PSA from @gkittle46 📢👨🍳
See you on MNF, Faithful! pic.twitter.com/Xwu04ET3Ra
— San Francisco 49ers (@49ers) October 4, 2019
Some will argue that Garoppolo is paying lipservice due to him being a Jordan Brand athlete, but perhaps that’s how he found out about PSG. Everyone has a unique way of discovering their club and this is no different. But, since it’s not a Premier League club, some are skeptical of his new fandom.
Jimmy Garappollo is wearing PSG gear.
We need to introduce this guy to the Premier League or Bundesliga
— Sean (@ShineSp4rk) January 19, 2020
Nonetheless, this is a major development for PSG as they continue to gain a foothold on the American audience. The entire American sports audience is transfixed on everything Super Bowl this week and for those curious about PSG, they’ll likely have the opportunity to see them up close and personal this summer when Les Parisiens travel to the United States for a tour.
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