Chelsea FC launch trainer with NBA superstar Kevin Garnett

By Ed Kemp, marketingmagazine.co.uk, Wednesday, 19 August 2009 02:30PM

LONDON - Chelsea FC, who recently returned from a pre-season tour of the US, aims to further build its presence in America by tying up with one of the country's top sportsmen, 6ft 11inch NBA forward Kevin Garnett.

Chelsea FC launch trainer with NBA superstar Kevin Garnett

Chelsea, Adidas and Garnett will develop the basketball shoe which comes with an limited edition scarf and football shirt with the player's name printed across the back.

 

The shoe launches on 29 August in the States and incorporates the Chelsea FC lion and club colour blue.

 

Garnett, who plays for the Boston Celtics, is a known Chelsea FC supporter and friend of striker Didier Drogba.

 

This article was first published on marketingmagazine.co.uk

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