- Eurosport to point out the Solidarity Problem movie star charity esports match this weekend in partnership with organizers ORSEN SA
- All funds raised on behalf of the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for WHO
- Antoine Griezmann, Giorgio Chiellini, Tommy Fleetwood and Sir Mo Farah amongst stars to participate
Stars from soccer, golf, rugby and athletics will unite this weekend as Eurosport is ready to broadcast an thrilling new match, the Solidarity Problem. The distinctive occasion will assist elevate consciousness and donations for the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for the World Well being Group (WHO).
The Solidarity Problem brings collectively 16 of sport’s highest profile and influential celebrities in an eFootball PES 2020 match with the intention of encouraging donations by serving followers with partaking content material and distinctive behind-the-scenes entry to worldwide sporting stars.
Eurosport viewers will be capable to see the abilities of their favorite soccer gamers in motion together with present and former internationals Antoine Griezmann, Blaise Matuidi, Giorgio Chiellini and Yaya Touré, in addition to international sporting icons resembling Tommy Fleetwood and Sir Mo Farah, by way of any platform they select.
Followers in additional than 75 markets and territories* will be capable to tune in to the most effective of the motion by way of Eurosport 1, broadcast from Saturday 13 – Sunday 14 June, with the knockout fixtures being screened at 22:00 – 23:30 CEST. The Eurosport App will cowl all of the motion from Friday 12 June. Gamers will battle it out in matches over 21 minutes, together with pre and post-match interviews and evaluation, with viewers having the ability to see each the gamer’s display and the gamers on digicam reacting to in-play moments.
Trojan Paillot, VP Rights Acquisitions at Eurosport, stated: “With the much-anticipated return to stay sport, Eurosport has been working creatively with its companions to supply and display probably the most interactive and fascinating content material for followers to take pleasure in, whereas defending the well being and security of our workers because the primary concern. We’re trying ahead to treating soccer followers to a novel expertise this weekend with the chance to see how their PES abilities evaluate with a few of sport’s most internationally recognised names.
“By harnessing the size of Eurosport’s channel and platform portfolio to display the Solidarity Problem throughout greater than 50 international locations in Europe, we are going to drive as many eyeballs as potential to this vital occasion and we’re proud to assist to generate funds for such an essential trigger because the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund.”
The Solidarity Problem is the most recent in a sequence of progressive digital programmes Eurosport has delivered to its viewers not too long ago. Final month, Eurosport partnered World Biking Community (GCN) to carry an thrilling new stay sequence – the Zwift Tour for All – to screens throughout Europe with interactive experiences obtainable for followers by way of the GCN app, bringing them nearer to the world’s greatest street cyclists. This weekend, it’ll even be feeding the eagerness of motorsport followers by displaying the primary ever 24 Hours of Le Mans Digital stay and on-demand, which options iconic drivers together with Max Verstappen, Pierre Gasly, Fernando Alonso and Felipe Massa.