Club Atletico Madrid and Volkswagen Group renewed their agreement on Thursday October 3rd. The agreement was initially signed two seasons ago, making the German company the official cars provider to the club. Both organisation formalised the expansion of the alliance for another year from the VIP Lounge of the Vicente Calderon Stadium, before the usual delivery of the new car fleet to the first team.
The event was attended on behalf of Club Atlético de Madrid by their president, Enrique Cerezo, director Oscar Gil, the director and vice president of the commercial area Antonio Alonso, the director and vice president of social area Lazaro Albarracin, general manager, Clemente Villaverde, commercial director Guillermo Moraleda, and sporting director Jose Luis Perez Caminero, along with the Atletico players and their coach, Diego Pablo Simeone. From Volkswagen and Castellana Wagen Fidel Jimenez de Parga attended, national sales director of Volkswagen and Luis de los Reyes managing director of Castellana Wagen.
Enrique Cerezo thanked the confidence of the Volkswagen Group at Atletico Madrid "in one of the most exciting times in our history, in which the team has achieved significant sporting achievements and has established itself as one of the leaders of world football."
"At Atletico we are proud that our brand remains tied to this car company, so I want to thank Volkswagen for the confidence they have placed in us during these two years and I look forward to further strengthen the relationship with our sponsors," he said.
Fidel Jimenez de Parga used the presentation "to congratulate you all for the great results you're getting both in the league and Champions League. In this partnership we are uniting two entities with a brand recognised around the world and with a long history of success."
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