With this new arrangement, the two English top-flight football clubs have named Google Pixel as their official mobile phone partner.
Pixel will collaborate with both clubs’ men’s and women’s sides to help bring fans closer to the sport, using Pixel’s AI-powered technology.
This will contain unique material in addition to a tech-driven experience, with the gadget utilizing Google’s AI-enhanced camera technologies to amplify fan experiences throughout Anfield, Emirates Stadium, Meadow Park, and Prenton Park, as well as for supporters watching at home.
Furthermore, Pixel will also collaborate with Liverpool FC to develop its first dedicated women’s football program on YouTube in the first year of the arrangement along with partnering with Arsenal FC to broadcast unique pitchside videos of every home Premier League and Women’s Super League game. In addition, both teams will collaborate with Pixel to create a ‘Pitchside, Presented by Pixel’ multimedia series.
The clubs will also work with Google on Pixel FC, a group of specialized women’s football video makers who were unveiled ahead of the Women’s World Cup. Pixel FC members will get ‘long-term assistance’ from Pixel across the 2023–24 season, which includes unique access, training, resources, and investment.
Eileen Mannion, Vice President of Marketing at Google UK, said, “We are thrilled to partner with Arsenal and Liverpool football clubs. As their official mobile phone partner, Google Pixel will use its legendary AI-powered camera to enhance the matchday experience, bringing fans closer to the game they love, by helping them capture all the emotions of football. We will also work with both clubs to help close the visibility gap for the women’s game, delivering on our commitment of making football more accessible and equitable for all fans.”
Juliet Slot, Chief Commercial Officer at Arsenal Football Club, said, “Our priority is to put our supporters at the heart of everything we do and we’re extremely pleased to announce this exciting partnership with Google Pixel that will help us achieve this. This is a first for us and will bring supporters much closer to the action through high quality content. This latest partnership is one of the many ways we are enhancing the club’s presence and transforming the game for football supporters everywhere. I’m particularly proud that it will help to make the game more accessible and boost the visibility of women’s football on the global stage.”
Ben Latty, Commercial Director at Liverpool Football Club, commented, “We are incredibly proud to be announcing this Partnership between Liverpool FC and Google Pixel. At LFC, it is important to us that we are not only Partnering with the biggest and most exciting brands, but that the brands we are Partnering with allow us to offer something of real value to our supporters. We are looking forward to seeing how over the course of the Partnership we will work together to give fans of our men’s, and women’s first teams exclusive content and experiences that will bring them closer to the game they love.”