One of the most successful football clubs in the world and Seiko Watch Corporation agreed the long-term partnership. During next 3 years, high-quality Japanese watchmaker will be the Official Watch Partner of FC Barcelona.
Central figure of this partnership will be the new watch from Sportura collection, Seiko Sportura chronograph, which has been chosen by the Spanish champion, to be the official team timepiece. Presentation of the watch, which will feature the dial with the Barcelona’s crest, will start this summer.
Announcing the deal, both sides underlined their delight with upcoming colaboration. Mr. Javier Faus, the Vice President of FC Barcelona believes that his club will continue working for success and excellence, together with Japanese watch brand.
The President and CEO of Seiko Watch Corporation, Shinji Hattori also looks forward to a successful cooperation.
“The history, culture and ambition of the Club are a perfect match with SEIKO, and we look forward to a successful cooperation in the coming years”, said Hattori.
SEIKO and FC Barcelona share the same values and commitment to the perfection. Both brands achieved the highest quality, relying on their in-house development. The power of Barcelona’s team comes from its youth academy, La Masia. World best players, such as Messi, Xavi, Iniesta, Pique, Pujol and others have learned the magic of game in amazing ‘football factory’.
The secret of Seiko’s success is very similar. From the very beginning, Seiko has been determined to develop every piece of the watch and every craftsmanship in-house. The members of Seiko’s dream team – Grand Seiko, Seiko Credor Spring Drive Sonnerie, Seiko Spring Drive Moon Phase, Seiko Kinetic Direct Drive, Seiko Velatura Yachting Timer and many others, also carry the same philosophy that glorifies the high performance and ultimate beauty.