July 27, 2017
For immediate release
New York and Sophia-Antipolis, France – Wildmoka, a leading digital content creation platform provider, and Relevent Sports, a division of RSE Ventures and host of the International Champions Cup, today announced a new, strategic partnership.
In the partnership, Relevent will use Wilmoka’s live video editing platform to clip and publish near-live video highlights from Europe’s top clubs playing in the 2017 International Champions Cup. Fans worldwide will be able to visit Facebook, Twitter and YouTube and view video highlights of the biggest plays from matches featuring Real Madrid, FC Barcelona, Manchester City, Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur, Paris Saint-Germain, Juventus and AS Roma.
“Soccer fans are the most diehard, loyal fans in the world and we wanted to give them a way to watch video highlights of the best plays, wherever they are, on whatever device they use,” said Bruce Bundrant, CCO of Relevent Sports. “We chose to work with Wildmoka because their platform solution gives us the most efficient way to cut clips and share highlights to our fans across multiple, digital destinations.”
“We are delighted to be partnered with Relevent Sports and help them give their fans what they want most – quick and easy access to the best highlights,” added Wildmoka co-founder, Cristian Livadiotti.
Wildmoka is a leading, digital content creation platform provider. Wildmoka’s cloud-based, live video editing platform enables immediate short-form video creation and publishing, allowing content owners and rights holders to increase fan engagement and drive new monetization models.
About the International Champions Cup Presented by Heineken®:
The International Champions Cup is the world’s premier summer soccer tournament organized by Relevent Sports, featuring the best clubs from around the world. A staple property of Relevent Sports and RSE Ventures, the International Champions Cup works with leading sponsors such as Heineken®, Nike and Ally, among others, to bring the best in soccer to iconic sports venues across North America, Europe and China.
The International Champions Cup has hosted some of the most iconic matchups in the world, including the two most attended soccer matches in U.S. history. First came when Real Madrid C.F. and Manchester United F.C. drew 109,318 fans to Michigan Stadium at the University of Michigan. Real Madrid C.F. returned to the “Big House” to take on Chelsea F.C. in front of 105,826 fans, second all-time, as part of the 2016 tournament. The International Champions Cup has also hosted the most attended soccer matches in Minnesota (64,101 at U.S. Bank Stadium) and Ohio (86,641 at Ohio Stadium) state history. In its four-year history, Real Madrid C.F., Manchester United F.C., Juventus F.C. and Paris Saint-Germain F.C. have all won installments of the tournament.
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