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Friday, October 27, 2017 2:55PM IST (9:25AM GMT)

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Automobile Giant Hyundai is the Official Partner for FIFA U17 World Cup Hosted by India for the First Time


New Delhi, Delhi, India

Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL), India's second-largest car manufacturer and number one exporter since its inception, is the exclusive transport partner of FIFA officials during the ongoing FIFA U17 World Cup in India, the first ever tournament of this magnitude the country has ever hosted.
 
The company handed over a fleet of 63 premium Hyundai cars to FIFA including the Next Gen VERNA, TUCSON and ELITE i20.
 
Speaking at the official cars handover ceremony, Mr. Y K Koo, MD & CEO, Hyundai Motor India Ltd. asserted that Hyundai is proud to partner with the FIFA U17 World Cup being hosted for the first time in India and is committed to ignite the passion for football in India.
 
To drive the passion and ignite the spirit of an adrenaline pumping game of football in the hearts of the Indian audience, Hyundai engaged their fans with fun interactive activities on Social Media and inspiring Football videos with Shah Rukh Khan which has garnered a total reach of 37 Mn with more than 18 Mn views and an engagement of nearly 4 Mn.
 
Before the tournament kick started on 6th Oct., #FuelTheGame was brought about asking fans to share their inspiring slogans to boost the spirit of the FIFA U17 WC teams that have come to India to play. Hyundai received an overwhelming response from fans which created a buzz around the game.
 
With the tournament in full swing and the first match being India vs. USA, Hyundai invited fans to show off their football skills and discover the #FootballerInYou.
 
So do not miss out on the action as a few days are left till the Finale on 28th Oct. If you think you can bend it like Beckham or strike like Ronaldo? Then share your cool football trick videos using #FootballerInYou and get a chance to win exclusive FIFA branded merchandise. And that’s not all, winners to also get a Chromecast.
 
Check out a few football tricks shared by fans.
https://twitter.com/PinkCityLover/status/921796380644880384
https://twitter.com/BeingMubashshir/status/919156054742548480
 
So gear up for the Finale of the FIFA U17 World Cup by sharing your football tricks. Who knows! We may just have a rising football star amidst us.
 
Watch this video to know more: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HB7OQaLG0I4


Click here for Media Contact Details

Mr. Ravi Sharma, Hyundai Motor India Limited, +91-9899290497, ravisharma@hmil.net

Ms. Poonam T, First Partners, +91-9811029543, poonam@firstpartners.in


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Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL), India's second-largest car manufacturer and number one exporter since its inception, is the exclusive transport partner of FIFA officials during the ongoing FIFA U17 World Cup in India, the first ever tournament of this magnitude the country has ever hosted.