Visa Champions Women at the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019

As the Official Payment Services Partner of FIFA, Visa recently unveiled its global marketing campaign for the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019 this summer -‘One Moment Can Change the Game’. The campaign amplifies the meaningful moments women are creating on and off the pitch, whether it be inspiring athletic greatness on the field, influencing business outcomes in the boardroom or driving economic impact at home and across industries.

“Our new campaign features moments of female empowerment and acceptance inspired by true stories from players creating a sense of authenticity” said Suzy Brown, Marketing Director, UK & Ireland, Visa. “Each of these moments cumulatively ‘change the game’ for good. We want Visa to be a catalyst to create positive change both in women’s football, but also levelling the playing field in other areas.”

“The FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019 is going to be the biggest women’s sporting event of the year and we are delighted that Visa can join us this summer for what is going to be the best FIFA Women’s World Cup ever,” said Sarai Bareman, chief women's football officer, FIFA. “It is vital for the growth of women’s football that we have partners like Visa heavily involved in our showpiece event, and I am pleased to support the launch of their global campaign that centres on women’s empowerment.”

Produced by Saatchi & Saatchi London, the global campaign showcases a series of authentic vignettes, inspired by the true stories of female football players, including Team Visa athletes, Lucy Bronze (Great Britain), Eugenie Le Sommer (France), Kim Little (Scotland), Dzsenifer Maroszan (Germany) and Nadia Nadim (Denmark). With football as the background, the films display how moments of acceptance and empowerment can have a profound impact on one’s life. A clip can be viewed here.

Making its largest onsite investment in women’s football ever, Visa will  provide its  latest payment technology at all venues.

Across its sponsorship portfolio, Visa aims to offer exclusive experiences for consumers and clients from around the world. These experiences provide fans with Visa’s exclusive access to the centre circle and team warm-ups prior to official matches. At this year’s tournament, Visa is hosting more than 700 consumers from 28 different countries and more than 65 clients from across Europe and North America.

Beyond the pitch, the FIFA Women's World Cup™ is one of many initiatives at Visa focused on celebrating women across the globe. In March 2019, Visa launched the first global Visa Everywhere Initiative: Women’s Global Edition, inviting women entrepreneurs to tackle FinTech and Social Impact challenges. After a series of regional semi-finals around the world, 12 startups will take the stage and participate in a final live-pitch event during the opening week of the tournament. Two overall winners will receive US$100,000 each, mentorship and access to Visa’s network of partners and clients.

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