Zain to host Brazilian football legend Ronaldo in Kuwait

May 10, 2014 12:13 pm

Zain, the leading telecommunications company in Kuwait, announced today its main sponsorship of a one-of-a-kind event that will see retired Brazilian footballer Ronaldo being hosted in Kuwait. Ronaldo, who was popularly known as “The phenomenon”, will be in the country for two full days to engage in sporting activities with enthusiastic local football fans. This exciting event is organized by Bright Events.

Zain’s Corporate Communications and Relations team welcomed the Brazilian footballer in Kuwait Airport’s Honoring Hall upon his arrival to Kuwait. During his visit, Ronaldo will first attend a football tournament featuring various football academies from Kuwait engaged in a match versus several Kuwait-based European football fan clubs. The tournament will take place at football fields neare the iconic Kuwait Towers.

Additionally, Ronaldo will oversee the football match closely and offer his insights to the players at the end of it. This event is expected to draw a large crowd of the Brazilian football fans, and promises to be a fun way to highlight the benefits of team sports and regular exercising.

The second event will see Ronaldo make an appearance at 360 Mall, where professional Kuwaiti goalkeepers will try to repel penalty kicks taken by the famous playmaker, in addition to the participation of several famous social media influencers who will also try to repel Ronaldo’s penalty kicks in an exciting and enjoyable atmosphere.

Zain mentioned that it will shed more light on the activities in which the famous Brazilian footballer will be participating in during the press conference that will be held tomorrow at the Regency Hotel. Zain’s Platinum sponsorship of the exciting event falls under its Corporate Social Responsibility strategy that focuses on a diverse range of sporting activities for youth. Ronaldo’s first-time visit to Kuwait is part of the company’s support of the physical well-being and health-orientation of young people in the country, and these series of events also reiterate the company’s commitment to the development of the sports sector in Kuwait. Zain continues to look for ways to add excitement to the lives of all people residing in Kuwait and will continue to look for opportunities to do so in the future.

In a glittering career spanning almost two decades, Ronaldo starred for the senior Brazilian national football team 98 times, as well as several leading European football clubs including; Barcelona, Real Madrid, AC Milan, and Inter Milan. He possessed a breathtaking combination of speed and power, while showcasing his impressive goal-scoring ability, and is now recognized as one of the greatest footballers to have ever played the game.