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Manchester United announces withdrawal from sponsorship deal with Russian company

Manchester United announces withdrawal from sponsorship deal with Russian company

The English Premier League club, Manchester United, today announced the withdrawal of a sponsorship agreement with Russian Airlines (Aeroflot) following the invasion of neighboring Ukraine by Russian forces. “In light of the current events in Ukraine, we have decided to withdraw from the sponsorship agreement with Aeroflot. We understand the concerns of our fans around the world and extend our support and sympathy to those affected by the events,” a club spokesman said. .

Following the invasion, Britain prevented Aeroflot from landing at its airports after the company’s license was revoked. Following the termination of the partnership with Turkish Airlines, United signed a sponsorship agreement with Russian Airlines in 2013. Many sports organizations and organizations have criticized Russia’s aggression against neighboring Ukraine, and the European Football Association (UEFA) decided earlier today to prevent Russia’s city of St. Petersburg from hosting the European Champions League final on May 28. The match with Paris canceled the Formula One Grand Prix race. Greater Russia in September.


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