Portuguese top-tier side announced as the latest club to deliver bespoke content directly to fans
London, 25th November 2020:
Vitória Sport Clube has today become the latest club to sign with Dugout and will now share high-quality, engaging football content with their passionate fanbase.
Approaching their centenary year after being founded in 1922, Vitória Sport Clube is based in the historic city of Guimarães – a listed UNESCO World Heritage Site.Also known as Vitória de Guimarães, the Primeira Liga side won their first Supertaça Cândido de Oliveira in 1988 before sealing a first Taça de Portugal title in the 2012/13 season. Vitória is a regular in Europe’s leading club competitions with famous players who have donned the iconic white stripincluding, Portuguese internationals Fernando Meira and Ricardo Pereira, Wolves manager Nuno Espírito Santos and current star player Ricardo Quaresma.
Vitória Sport Clube now joins some of the greatest sides in world football – including Dugout’s founders A.C. Milan, Arsenal, FC Barcelona, Bayern Munich, Chelsea, Juventus, Liverpool, Manchester City, Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid – in attracting new fans around the world via Dugout’s extensive global network of more than 110 premium publishers.
Since launching in 2016, Dugout has since partnered with more than 120 clubs, leagues and federations – creating and distributing more than 3,500 brand-safe professional videos a month, and receiving more than 400 million views globally.
Dugout Co-Founder and Chairman, Elliot Richardson, said:
“We’re excited to welcome Vitória Sporte Clube as a partner and bring further Portuguese football content to our users.
“This partnership will allow Vitória to grow its international presence, build an even greater affinity with their loyal fans and connect with new ones.”
Vitória Sport Club Communication Manager, André Viana, said:
“Vitória Sport Clube is a club with international reach but keeps it’s unique identity, carrying all the story of a city named the “birth of Portugal”, which are characteristics felt by the club and its fans. Those are the milestones we want to share with Dugout’s universe, a partner that will support to strengthen club’s international presence, as well as our players and fans, known for their singular devotion and dedication to club. Dugout will be a window for all who live football passionately to know a club which cares and preserves what this sport has as authentic”.
Dugout is a unique digital media company co-owned by 10 of the world’s biggest football clubs.
Since launching in 2016 with A.C. Milan, Arsenal, Barcelona, Bayern Munich, Chelsea, Juventus, Liverpool, Manchester City, Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid there are now 100+ clubs, National Football Federations and Leagues in partnership with Dugout. This collaboration helps football clubs educate, engage and grow their digital fanbase via a premium global publisher network.
Using current and archived footage, Dugout creates and distributes over 3,500 brand-safe, professional videos delivering 400 million views globally a month and growing.
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