Goodyear becomes Platinum Partner of FC Bayern Munich! For this announcement, the world’s largest tire manufacturer had invited to the Allianz Arena in Munich in a pre-Christmas atmosphere. From 2016, Goodyear will not only appear in banner ads at Bundesliga home games, but will also equip the Bayern team bus and the cars of several professional players.
Both Goodyear and FC Bayern Munich also have a not inconsiderable degree of recognition internationally. Darren Wells, President of Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company in Europe, Middle East and Africa, says: “FC Bayern and Goodyear both have a strong international focus. Bayern’s games are broadcast all over the world, there are over 400 million fans on all continents. Like Goodyear, the club also enjoys the highest recognition across borders. Both brands are united by the will to win and the spirit of innovation as well as a long, successful history.”
But much more important than the tires of the FCB player audis is road safety for everyone. The winter tires should be fitted by now at the latest. A special (softer) rubber compound and a profile designed for snow and ice are now indispensable for safe short and long distances. That’s why we’ve put together the most read basics and misconceptions about winter tires here:
Text: Matthias Luft, photos: Goodyear
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