Pepsi Builds Super Team

Pepsi_teamPepsi is building a 2014 soccer ‘dream team’ that includes 19 players representing 5 continents and 10 countries.  The marketing campaign is aimed at getting Pepsi fans to ‘Live for Now.’

The team is headed by the Argentinean duo of Lionel Messi and Sergio Agüero.  These 2 players have featured in Pepsi commercials over the past couple of years.

“Football has been my passion since I was a little boy and it’s certainly one of the things I live for now. I am so proud to be partnering with Pepsi again and representing the brand globally as part of this star-studded team,” says four-time player of the year and Argentinian captain Leo Messi.

U.S. national teamer Clint Dempsey was selected to the side.  The team roster is filled out with; Juan Guillermo Cuadrado (Colombia), Tarik Elyounoussi (Norway), Maynor Figueroa (Honduras), Mario Gomez (Germany), Vincent Kompany (Belgium), Kemar Lawrence (Jamaica), Victor Moses (Nigeria), Peter Osaze Odemwingie (Nigeria), Oribe Peralta (Mexico), Andriy Pyatov (Ukraine), Mohamed Salah (Egypt) and Gylfi Por Sigurðsson (Iceland).

The group will be part of the year-long events related to the 2014 Pepsi Football campaign.  They will feature in commercials as well as on packaging.

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