The FA joins forces with electronics giant Samsung

Tuesday 13 May 2014
Samsung will supply each of the players travelling to the World Cup
The Football Association is delighted to announce that Samsung has been confirmed as the Official Consumer Electronics and Smartphone Supplier to the England team.

The news means that each member of the travelling England World Cup squad will head to Brazil equipped with all the latest mobile and communications devices  - enabling them to keep in touch with friends, family and fans back home throughout the tournament.

The FA and Samsung have teamed up for the World Cup.

The FA and Samsung have teamed up for the World Cup


Players and staff will be equipped with the Samsung Galaxy S5 which comes pre-loaded with state-of the-art health features, including a heart rate monitor. The handset is also resistant to sweat, rain, liquids, sand and dust - ideal for the varying conditions players and travelling fans will face in South America.

Commenting on the partnership, FA Commercial Director Stuart Turner said: "We are extremely excited that Samsung will be supporting the England team as our new Official Consumer Electronics and Smartphone Supplier. 

"Samsung has a fantastic heritage in football across the globe and in such an important year, the team will be flying out to Brazil with the best possible mobile devices at their fingertips."

To celebrate the partnership Samsung will also be giving two lucky fans the opportunity to travel to Miami to watch England take on Honduras at the Sun Life Stadium on Saturday 7 June. For further information and to enter, click here.

By FA Staff