PUMA and Arsenal bring Robert Pires back to India

Bengaluru, October 14th, 2017: The Fastest sportswear brand in the World, PUMA, hosted an interactive session with Arsenal legend Robert Pires at the PUMA 100ft Store, Bengaluru. Football enthusiasts and Arsenal fans got an exclusive opportunity to witness the legend sharing insights from his football journey in a candid chat with Mayanti Langer. Pires shared his experience of being a part of The Invincibles, nostalgic moments from his football career and spoke of his long-standing association with PUMA. Talking about his visit to India, he said, “It’s great to be back in India. This is my first visit to Bengaluru and it’s great to see so many Arsenal supporters here. I'm looking forward to meeting even more fans at PL Live over the weekend.”

He further added, “People in India love football and closelyfollow the sport. This is the right time to nurture talent and create the rightenvironment to promote the sport in the country.” Pires also showcasedthe PUMA ONE 17.1 FG, boots designed to cater to every football player. Thelatest entrant into PUMA’s football portfolio is fitted with a premium leatherevoKNIT sock, allowing players to move faster and giving them a better feel onthe ball. Featuring a bold new design, the PUMA ONE 17.1 FG is the perfectblend of performance and style.


Abhishek Ganguly, MDof PUMA India, said, “We are thrilledto host Robert Pires yet again, giving Arsenal supporters the opportunity tomeet the legend. We want to further popularise football in India, and thatstarts with engaging the fans. Our endeavor is to provide sports enthusiastsand consumers with extraordinary experiences, to help foster the footballecosystem in the country.” PUMA is committed to continuously engage withthe sports community and inspire them to lead asport-inspired lifestyle. Globalathlete interactions such as these will help promote the sport in thecountry.   

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