Visa, the Official Payment Services Partner of FIFA, today announced that professional footballer and face of Visa’s 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ global marketing campaign, Zlatan Ibrahimović, will return to the tournament with Visa and join football fans in Russia this summer.
“I have been telling the world that I will be at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ – Visa is now helping me and fans around the world get in on the action,” said Zlatan Ibrahimović, star athlete and FIFA World Cup™ legend. “Visa is innovative. Zlatan is innovative. Together, we are helping fans not miss a moment of the FIFA World Cup™.”
Whether traveling to the tournament or watching from home, Visa’s fast and easy payments will help fans catch every moment of the FIFA World Cup™. In Russia, fans will spend less time in line and more time focused on the pitch, by utilizing the more than 3,500 point-of-sale terminals and 1,000 mobile concessionaires that have been equipped with the latest in payment innovation – whether it is a dip, tap or swipe. Fans at home can also join in on match-time excitement through the eyes of Zlatan armed with Visa’s exclusive access during the tournament.