For sponsorship and licensing, please contact Stu Crystal at Brevettar, the exclusive licensing agent for the USNSTPA. Brevettar is a full-service sports licensing agency that maximizes revenue by connecting elite brands with strategic collaborations and licensing opportunities. Learn more and view Brevettar’s portfolio of exclusive licensed merchandise at www.brevettar.com
BREVETTAR AND THE U.S. NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM PLAYERS ASSOCIATION PARTNERS WITH GLOBAL PLAYER-OWNED FANTASY SPORTS GAME, SORARE AHEAD OF THE INTERNATIONAL PERIOD
- Partnership gives soccer fans the chance to collect and play with digital cards representing stars from the United States national team
Carlsbad, CA November 10th, 2022: Brevettar today announces that on behalf of the United States National Soccer Team Players Association (USNSTPA) it has signed a major partnership with Sorare, the global player-owned fantasy soccer game, to bring the players of the U.S. national soccer team to the Sorare platform.
Sorare combines a free-to-play fantasy game with digital collectibles, bringing fans closer to the sports they love. Since it was founded in 2018, the company has experienced incredible demand and hypergrowth, reaching more than 2 million users around the world with over 300 sports organizations. By partnering with Sorare, USNSTPA will open up new ways for fans across the world to engage with the U.S. national team players as they celebrate the start of the biggest tournament in the world, while also establishing new revenue streams for the players association through collectibles licensing.
The partnership means that fans will be able to collect, play with and engage with digital cards of stars from the U.S. national team in Sorare for the first time, including Christian Pulisic, Weston McKennie, Brenden Aaronson and Tyler Adams. These digital cards will be used as part of Sorare: Global Cup ‘22, a brand new free-to-play fantasy game on the Sorare platform, launched to coincide with the real-world international winter period. 17 other major national teams are also partnering with Sorare to make their players available in Sorare: Global Cup ‘22.
Sorare: Global Cup ‘22 gives fans the chance to assemble a squad of their favorite international players for free, create private tournaments and compete with their friends from across the globe. Players will also be able to compete for prizes including real-life experiences with international football stars, VIP match tickets, Sorare merchandise and additional cards for their teams. Fans can sign up to play the new game for free here.
“Brevettar is honored to have the opportunity to solidify the opportunity for the stars of the U.S. team to be available on Sorare as the categories of digital collectibles and fantasy sports converge” said Stu Crystal General Manager of Brevettar.
“Here at the USNSTPA we’re always on the lookout for ways to engage with our fans, grow our players brand and help build excitement ahead of major tournaments”. said Mark Levinstein Acting Director of the USNSTPA
“Today’s partnership – coupled with our brand new Sorare Global Cup ‘22 game – will allow fans in the United States to tap into our growing international community and bring them closer to the players they love. This is an exciting time for soccer fans across the world, and we’re delighted to be adding some great new partners and a brand new fantasy game to our platform as we continue our journey to becoming the next sports entertainment giant.” said Nicolas Julia CEO of Sorare
The US National Soccer Team Players Association is the labor organization for the current members of the United States Men’s National Team, as well as a membership organization for alumni. Founded in 1996, The Players Association represents the men’s National Team players in collective bargaining with the United States Soccer Federation and advances the interests of the current and former members of the US Men’s National Team and the United States soccer community. www.ussoccerplayers.com
Brevettar, the exclusive licensing agent for Upper Deck, the USNSTPA and the CMNSTPA, is a full-service sports licensing agency that maximizes revenue by connecting elite brands with strategic collaborations and licensing opportunities. Learn more and view Brevettar’s portfolio of exclusive licensed merchandise at www.brevettar.com
Sorare was created by sports fans for sports fans. Sorare is transforming online sports fandom and giving its community a new way to connect to the clubs and players that they love. Based in Paris and New York, Sorare is funded by a world-class team including Benchmark, Accel, Softbank, and footballers Gerard Piqué, Antoine Griezmann and Rio Ferdinand. See all licensed clubs on Sorare here.
How Sorare Global Cup 22 works
Sorare Global Cup 2022 is a brand new Sorare tournament for the international soccer period. Players – called Managers – create lineups of 8 players based on a budget of 100 points – with each player valued based on their performance for club and national teams and the likelihood that their national team will progress to the knockout stage. They then can compete with their teams in a public, global league as the tournament progresses, collecting and winning new player cards on matchdays based on their team’s performance.
Other prizes include limited scarcity and special edition cards for the Sorare club game, VIP match ticket experiences and signed jerseys and merchandise.
Players can also compete for bragging rights in their own Private Leagues for the first time. If you create or join a Private League with 6 or more of your friends, managers will be entered into a raffle to win an official signed jersey from one of Sorare’s soccer partners.
Brevettar Announces Agreements with Fathead, Homage, Outerstuff, Ruffneck and Arocam Sports for the Rights to the US National Soccer Team Players
(Carlsbad, California) August 16, 2022 – Brevettar announced today five new licensees in conjunction with the US National Soccer Team Players Association, USNSTPA represents the rights of the members of the US Men’s National Soccer Team.
The licensed player merchandise soon to be available for fans includes retro-inspired graphic sweatshirts and t-shirts from HOMAGE, wall graphics from Fathead, name and number t-shirts from Outerstuff and scarves from Ruffneck. Additionally, Arocam Sports’ PlayerPrinting.com division has been licensed to distribute player name and kits for jerseys to retailers throughout the country.
“Brevettar is proud to represent the best current soccer players that America has to offer and these new licensees are a tremendous start for the foundation of best-in-class organizations that will ensure fans can connect with and show their support for the stars of the US National Soccer Team as we approach the FIFA World Cup later this year,” said Stu Crystal, General Manager of Brevettar.”
“The Players Association is pleased to welcome these new licensees which will be offering top quality products to celebrate the players of this country’s national soccer team.” said Mark Levinstein, the outside General Counsel and acting Executive Director of the Players Association.
BREVETTAR ANNOUNCES MULTI-YEAR RELATIONSHIP WITH THE UNITED STATES NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM PLAYERS ASSOCIATION
US National Soccer Team Players Association Will Collaborate with Licensing Agency to offer Exclusive Men’s Team Player Driven Merchandise
(Carlsbad, California) March 1, 2022 – Brevettar, a full-service sports licensing agency that maximizes revenue by connecting best-in-class brands with strategic collaborations and licensing opportunities, announced today that the US National Soccer Team Players Association will join the growing portfolio of top-tier clients.
Under the new multi-year deal, Brevettar will act as the exclusive agency for the US National Soccer Team Players Association’s group licensing rights worldwide, as well as manage USNSTPA sponsorship opportunities. The USNSTPA represents the rights of the members of the US Men’s National Team.
“Brevettar is proud to represent the best soccer players that America has to offer,” said Stu Crystal, General Manager of Brevettar. “There is a tremendous opportunity to build connections with a rapidly growing and passionate fan base worldwide and we look forward to creating new and exciting product lines to celebrate these incredible players.”
Brevettar is currently working on building the selection of Men’s National Team player driven merchandise available to fans.
“The Players Association is pleased to collaborate with a first-class organization like Brevettar, led by someone with the level of experience that Stu Crystal has in sports licensing.” said Mark Levinstein, the outside general counsel and acting executive director of the Players Association.
Fathead, founded in 2006, is the industry leader for authentic, officially licensed sports, entertainment, and custom wall graphics. Fathead gives fans the opportunity to express their passion by bringing their favorite inspiration to life. Fathead carries thousands of images and maintains over 150 license agreements with leading consumer brands across many industries and professional sports leagues.
Founded in 2007, HOMAGE turns back the clock with shout-outs to eclectic moments and personalities in sports, music, and popular culture. From Billie Jean King to Larry Bird, our clothing tells stories of triumph, individualism and hustle, preserving the old school and creating new legacies.
Founded in 1983, Outerstuff remains a majority owned family and operated business that has grown from a small children’s outerwear company to a global leading and trusted designer, manufacturer and marketer of sports licensed apparel. Headquartered in New York City with offices located throughout all major International markets, Outerstuff has major licenses that include; MLB, MLS, NBA, NFL, NHL, Team USA, over 250 colleges and other leagues bringing products to over 3,000+ retailers and millions of sports fans around the world.
PlayerPrinting.com is the exclusive distributor for dekoGraphics, the official name and number supplier for the US Soccer Federation. A division of Arocam Sports, PlayerPrinting.com is a b2b platform that services over 140 soccer specialty and sporting goods retailers throughout the US and Canada.
Ruffneck Scarves, founded in 2007, is the world’s leading provider of licensed soccer scarves. Ruffneck is the official scarf provider to US Soccer, MLS, NHL, USMNTPA, USWNTPA and many more leagues and clubs around the globe.